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Old 03-28-2003, 05:42 AM   #1
Hollywood W
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Opera on RH 8

I can't get Opera to install on RH 8, I tried the rpm -ivh and I got a segmentation fault error, I also downloaded the tar.gz not sure what do with it after I extract it. Can anyone help me out please?
Old 03-28-2003, 06:28 AM   #2
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To install the .tar.gz, open a console, su to root, then run the ( Been a while since I set it up). It will give you a list of directories that it is putting various files, and ask for confirmation. Just go ahead and let it. If you have all the dependencies met (probably the problem with the .rpm), then after it's done, typing opera and it will run. The problem I usually have with opera is that it looks for an outdated version of libpng, so I have to symlink to the current version to get it to work.
Old 03-28-2003, 01:41 PM   #3
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I have extracted the tar.gz and went into the opera directory and have entered install -d /usr/share and then I tried typing in opera on the terminal, and it doesn't seem to work still. What else should I do? The RPM doesn't seem to do anything it just hangs my terminal.
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try 'locate opera'

it'll show you all files globing opera. If it's even isntalled at all one of them listed will be the path to the opera binary.

Run it with the full path. If you find that it works make a symbolic link in /usr/local/bin to it or add it to your menu with the full path.


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