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Old 05-03-2002, 02:37 PM   #1
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Which RPMs

Which RPM versions should I choose if there isn't one for Suse or do I have to compile from source?

Thanks in advance - I'm going offline for a few days.

Old 05-03-2002, 04:59 PM   #2
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what do you mean which versions.. ? you can pick whichever one since Suse uses RPM to install.. most of the time they refer to Redhat since RPM stands for Redhat Package Manager...
Old 05-04-2002, 03:19 AM   #3
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Its just that I notice lots of packages that have versions provided by Mandrake, Redhat, Debian etc.

I'm going to bury my head in books for a few days and hopefully learn a few things.
Old 05-04-2002, 05:01 AM   #4
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If you use a rpm that was made for another distro you may run in trouble with dependencies.
On the other side I tried to upgrade mozilla and galeon with Suse rpm's from Suse and that didn't do any good at all - just try whatever you feel like.


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