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Old 12-24-2004, 10:09 AM   #1
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sudo command usage???


i am somehow new to Linux. I am user of Mandrake Linux in a network... earlier i don't have permission to install softwares. Now our admistartor given permission and said that u can install using 'Sudo' command ...but i don't know how to use it to install new software.....

i will be very thankful to you if u say how to???
waiting for ur reply... anyway Happy christmas to all of u...
Old 12-24-2004, 10:13 AM   #2
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sudo rpm -ivh /path/to/name.of.rpm

This ought to do what you want.


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