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Old 05-21-2006, 04:54 PM   #16
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".... and it worked fine"?
error: open of /home/alu/desktop/install_flash_player_7_linux.tar.gz failed: No such file or directory
It gave me this error.
 
Old 05-21-2006, 05:05 PM   #17
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i'd appreciate it if you stuck to your story... are you installing kopete of flashplayer? are you useing rpm's or tarballs??? either way for a no such file or directory error you either didn't download the file, or are typing in the path wrong. remember that linux is case sensitive under most contexts.
 
Old 05-21-2006, 05:13 PM   #18
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".... and it worked fine"?
i have also recieved this error
ALU@linux-a0ar:~> rpm -Uvvh /home/alu/desktop/kopete-0.12-beta2-1.x86_64.rpm
D: ============== /home/alu/desktop/kopete-0.12-beta2-1.x86_64.rpm
error: open of /home/alu/desktop/kopete-0.12-beta2-1.x86_64.rpm failed: No such file or directory
D: found 0 source and 0 binary packages
D: May free Score board((nil))
any suggestions
 
Old 05-21-2006, 05:24 PM   #19
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The crude but honest suggestion is to not enter the wrong filename, but my main suggestion is get familiar with bash completion:

type "rpm -Uvh /h"
then press tab
type "alu/des"
then press tab
type "kope"
then press tab

here bash fills in the blanks as best it can with *VALID* data. if you get as far as that "des" bit and it doesn't offer you options no matter how many times you hit tab, then there is no file or directory there starting with "des". delete those characters, try "Des" instead etc....

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Old 05-21-2006, 05:25 PM   #20
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ok i can get as far as rpm -Uvh /home/alu so that means the file i have saved is not there or that means i cant get to the desktop

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Old 05-21-2006, 05:31 PM   #21
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ok, that's just the same output again.... if a file does not exist then bash completion will not find it, so you didn't do what i suggested huh?
 
Old 05-21-2006, 10:51 PM   #22
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ok i have got this messege
ALU@linux-a0ar:~> rpm -Uvh /home/ALU/Desktop/kopete-0.12-beta2-1.x86_64.rpm
error: can't create transaction lock on /var/lib/rpm/__db.000

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Old 05-22-2006, 02:16 AM   #23
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right, so now we are getting somewhere. you need to run the rpm command as root, I gues i should have spotted that one earlier, so i'll appologise for not picking up on that... in the terminal enter "su -" then enter the root password and then run that rpm command again.
 
Old 05-22-2006, 03:55 AM   #24
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right, so now we are getting somewhere. you need to run the rpm command as root, I gues i should have spotted that one earlier, so i'll appologise for not picking up on that... in the terminal enter "su -" then enter the root password and then run that rpm command again.
well got that working but wat about a file like "install_flash_player_7_linux.tar.gz" which is a gzp file how to install that i have already extracted it into a directory "install_flash_player_7_linux"

and dude thank you very much for puttin it up with me appriciate it a lot. i wil make sure i will help anyone with the knowledge i will learn. thanks once again

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Old 05-22-2006, 10:54 AM   #25
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flash flayer comes with an executable called install.sh

just run that

./install.sh

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