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Old 08-26-2006, 11:35 AM   #1
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java console wont install "error: Failed dependencies"

cant get java to work

root@1[java]# rpm -iv jre-1_5_0_06-linux-i586.rpm
error: Failed dependencies:
glibc >= 2.1.2-11 is needed by jre-1.5.0_06-fcs.i586
sh-utils >= 2.0-1 is needed by jre-1.5.0_06-fcs.i586
fileutils >= 4.0-8 is needed by jre-1.5.0_06-fcs.i586
gawk >= 3.0.4-1 is needed by jre-1.5.0_06-fcs.i586
textutils >= 2.0-2 is needed by jre-1.5.0_06-fcs.i586
/bin/sh is needed by jre-1.5.0_06-fcs.i586

this is the error message i get when i try to install it i dont know what this means so could some one tell me what i should do i followed the website and im using mepis

and yes im a

Last edited by io13; 08-26-2006 at 11:38 AM.
Old 08-26-2006, 01:35 PM   #2
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I don't know much about Mephis except that it's one of the Debian Jr. distros, but I'm suprised that you're installing an .rpm file with it.
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perhaps you should try the .bin file instead. I don't know much about mepis, but if I tried to use the rpm I'd probably have the same errors.

04:47 PM [truthfatal@neverwinter:~]$ ls /var/log/packages/ | grep glibc
04:47 PM [truthfatal@neverwinter:~]$
BUT... rpm thinks glibc isn't installed, so the dependancy fails.
04:53 PM [truthfatal@neverwinter:~]$ rpm -q glibc
package glibc is not installed
04:54 PM [truthfatal@neverwinter:~]$ rpm -q glibc-2.3.6-i486-5
package glibc is not installed
04:54 PM [truthfatal@neverwinter:~]$

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