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Old 02-13-2004, 03:29 AM   #1
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NEWBIE; How to install RPM programs?

I'm trying to install mplayer rpm file. Can someone guide me through it?

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Old 02-13-2004, 03:30 AM   #2
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Try as root:
rpm -ivh file_name.rpm
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Hi HiOctane21!!!

And welcome to Read this thread too:

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Command to install RPMs


1) the straight and simplest options for installing an rpm file are,
i , v and h.

i - install
v - verbose
h - hash ; displays hashes till the installation completes.

So ur command is (as root),
rpm -ivh <rpmfilename>

2) If the installation program prompts for any information needed by that application, enter it.

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Thank you. You guys are cool.


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