LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Mandriva
User Name
Password
Mandriva This Forum is for the discussion of Mandriva (Mandrake) Linux.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-05-2003, 12:29 PM   #1
comtex
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Posts: 35

Rep: Reputation: 15
Angry How to install missing files?


When I log in to Mandrake 9.1 KDE I get the MandrakeGalaxy window. If I click on the Documentation icon I get this error:

usr/share/doc/mandrake/en/starter.htm does not exist

How can I get this file installed? There are other files missing as well; how can I ensure that all missing files get installed?

When I go to configuration/packaging/install software none of the groups are checked off - it looks like nothing is installed; is that right? Also I don't know which of the packages contains the missing files.

Thanks.

PS. I'm completely new to Linux
 
Old 09-05-2003, 04:50 PM   #2
kundor
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Distribution: GoboLinux
Posts: 167

Rep: Reputation: 30
These directions assume you have a broadband connection.
First, go to http://plf.zarb.org/~nanardon and follow the directions.
Then, become root (open a console, type "su", and give your password.)
Then type "urpmi mandrake-doc-en".
If you type "urpmi --auto-select", it will update everything and get a few things it feels you really ought to have Any other packages you need, type "urpmi package", and it will install it and any dependencies. If you only have a vague idea what you need, type "urpmi -y (thing to search for)". For instance, I found the name mandrake-doc-en for what you need by typing "urpmi -y doc".

If you prefer not to use a console at all, you can use the Mandrake Control Center. First follow the directions at http://plf.zarb.org/~nanardon, then open the MCC, go to Software Management, RPMDrake Install, and select any packages you think you need. Getting lots of stuff in the Documentation section is a good idea


If you do not have broadband, skip the directions at nanardon, which set up your system to download and install things from servers on the internet. Instead, use RpmDrake or urpmi to get packages you need, and it will ask for the Mandrake CD's, and get them off of there.

Last edited by kundor; 09-05-2003 at 04:51 PM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Missing files while trying to install xorg rjwhite Linux - General 4 08-05-2005 11:46 AM
Missing files HeXetic Linux - Newbie 2 03-29-2004 04:00 PM
Missing lib files for acrosslite install krome Linux - Software 0 11-07-2003 12:11 PM
Missing files??? AMMullan Linux - Software 1 11-07-2003 08:05 AM
RH 9 install: Missing files?? sallas Linux - Newbie 2 11-04-2003 06:05 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Mandriva

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:21 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration