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Old 10-31-2004, 04:13 AM   #1
mukeshprasad_a
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Unhappy RPM Files Installation


how do i run rpm files and manage to install things on fedora core 2.The rpm files when clicked do nothing and when the command "rpm -ivh "is used ,most of the times failed dependencies are shown,how to i re-install these.
 
Old 10-31-2004, 04:19 AM   #2
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You have to meet all the dependencies first to install the rpm successfully.

try googling for the dependencies, they will mostly be in some other rpm file,dowload and install all those rpm's first.

Yum [Synaptic] is good for installing software and dependency resolution. You should check it out..
 
Old 10-31-2004, 04:49 AM   #3
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Talking yum

does yum come by default in core 2 if yes how do i access it if else how do i find it to use it
 
Old 10-31-2004, 05:26 AM   #4
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I am not sure, coz I dont run FC2.

do -->#whereis yum

If you have it installed, It should come up.. with the above command.
 
Old 10-31-2004, 12:58 PM   #5
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Re: yum

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Originally posted by mukeshprasad_a
does yum come by default in core 2 if yes how do i access it if else how do i find it to use it
No it doesn't. You can get it here: http://linux.duke.edu/projects/yum/

And yes, yum is highly recommended! When you try to install a program that needs other dependencies, it will look for what other packages can provide them and prompt you to install them as well.

Useful commands for yum are:
yum list updates
yum install updates
yum install <program>
yum remove <program>

Do a "man yum" for more help.
 
  


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