targz and how to install
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Mon Nov 22 21:46:18 UTC 2004
On Mon, 2004-11-22 at 21:19, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > I would advise installing from rpm files whenever you can. These have
> > dependency and file layout information correct for FC. A site such as
> > http://www.rpmfind.net can be useful to find rpms for programs that do
> > not come with FC (and there are a lot with FC).
> it would be better to yum/up2date instead of directly downloading rpms
> from rpmfind.net. search for repoistories in fedoratracker.org instead
> Rahul Sundaram
Yes. I have only just started using yum rather than rpms, so I'm still
used to thinking that way. With yum, instead of just reporting
dependency problems they get resolved.
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