alexander.dalloz at uni-bielefeld.de
Tue Feb 3 15:08:48 UTC 2004
Am Di, den 03.02.2004 schrieb Manuel Portillo um 15:54:
> Hi there,
> Can any of you out there help me learn how I can install new packages.
> I downloaded some utilities and I don't know where to put them before I
> run the rpm installation tool. When I did try to install various
> packages I got a message saying it could not find a man page.
> I am very new to Linux, as you can see.
> Thank you so much for your help.
> Manuel Portillo
> Sinfronteras at Comcast.net
Put files where you like to store them. Run as root "rpm -Uvh
package.rpm" which will upgrade to the new version or install if not
installed before. Just read "man rpm" and "rpm --help" for more details.
As a beginner you should read documentation in general like
If you have a specific problem it is wise to post exact error message
you get. You will get less general answers.
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