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Old 02-29-2004, 05:49 AM   #1
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installing drivers


hi could any one give me some advice please.
Not long been using Linux and want to install drivers for my Asus motherboard and Radeon graphic card, problem being don't know were to start or infact what to do, i have downloaded them but its not like windows were you just click and go is it, you have to specify were the drivers are to be installed ye?
Any assistance would be good please, thanks in advance.
 
Old 03-01-2004, 05:29 AM   #2
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what type of file format is it? I mean does the file end in a *.rpm or *.tgz file.

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Old 03-03-2004, 01:55 PM   #3
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hello thanks for your reply, it ends in rpm
 
Old 03-04-2004, 08:50 PM   #4
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Check out; http://www.faq.org
Hope this helps,david
 
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http://www.faqs.org/docs/securing/chap3sec20.html sorry about that this is it,david
 
Old 03-04-2004, 09:13 PM   #6
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http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=45094
Here is another good one,the rpm stuff is at the bottom ,david
 
Old 03-05-2004, 06:41 PM   #7
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Installing rpm type the following rpm -ivh <rpmfiletoinstall> this will install the file onto your box. To Upgrade type rpm -Uvh <rpmfiletoinstall>. To erase from the system type rpm -e <rpmfiletoinstall>. Freshen the current files u have type rpm -Fvh <rpmfiletoinstall>.

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