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Old 07-05-2004, 12:06 PM   #1
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RPM's not installing....


Ok. Im using redhat 9.0 running on gnome. I have tried about 20 rpms and 1 of them has worked. When i open them it does the "Proccessing Headers" part. then usually where it will be done and you can continue to installation. it just disppears. i guess it crashes but its getting very annoying because i can't get anything to work. The only one i got working was Crossover Office...
 
Old 07-05-2004, 12:43 PM   #2
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try installing them from a command line and see what errors, if any they spit out.

rpm -ivh blah.rpm
 
Old 07-05-2004, 01:05 PM   #3
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for the thing im trying to install now. i did that command and i got this:

error: Failed dependencies:
libsigc-1.2.so.5 is needed by inkscape-0.37-1.rh90
 
Old 07-05-2004, 01:25 PM   #4
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i searched and found that thing and installed it. now when i try the rpm it gives me this error:

[root@localhost Downloads]# rpm -ivh inkscape-0.37-1.rh90.i386.rpm
Segmentation fault
 
Old 07-05-2004, 01:39 PM   #5
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usually when you install rpms by double clicking them and they begin to load and just disapear that means a dependancy is missing. try installing your rpms from the command line. as for your segmentation fault one im not sure. try and find the rpm somewhere else.
 
Old 07-05-2004, 01:48 PM   #6
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i did try installing it in command line. thats when i got that first error. but i installed it and now i get the segment fault. anyone know what that means? i tried downloading it from somewhere else but i got the same thing.
 
Old 07-05-2004, 02:43 PM   #7
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i just tried another rpm and it says the same thing. segment fault
 
Old 07-05-2004, 03:54 PM   #8
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It sounds like your rpms have been corrupted to me. I think it can't find files it needs to install. I would try downloading it again, or finding somewhere else (maybe apt?)
 
Old 07-05-2004, 03:56 PM   #9
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i just found something that said it means there is a memory problem. that it is trying to use memory that is not allocated for that program or you just dont have it. ofcourse im on an older laptop with 128mb of ram. thats probably them problem lol. to bad though i really wanted to try this program..
 
Old 07-05-2004, 06:51 PM   #10
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kperrone; try http://tldp.org/HOWTO/HOWTO-INDEX/howtos.html ch5 single
list howto (56pp) pp41 howto rpm.expend. there are (2)two .
 
  


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