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Old 04-04-2008, 03:29 PM   #1
Frozenpepsi
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(Mandriva) Installing Software


Hello guys
Im <New> on Linux, and i wanna know How i can install Software
I downloaded Xmms (Winamp for Linux) and Amsn (Msn for linux )
but i cannot install them
i tryed the ./configure thing, it work, then i try the Install thing, Nothing appear, How i can Install these two software

Please help me !

*english arent my first6 language
 
Old 04-05-2008, 11:52 AM   #2
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You can install and compile source code on Mandriva, but Mandrive is an .rpm-based GNU/Linux. You would be better off if you tried to install .rpm packages for Mandriva.

You can find Mandriva packages here:
http://rpmlinux.org/
http://rpm.pbone.net/
http://rpmfind.net/linux/RPM/

You can find information on installing/removing software in Mandriva here:
http://wiki.mandriva.com/en/Docs/Bas...oving_software
 
  


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