Installing Packages in Redhat Linux 9
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  1. #1
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    Jun 2004

    Installing Packages in Redhat Linux 9

    hello all,
    i am new to Linux. i have istalled Redhat Linux 9 successfully but i want to install few packages from a magazine CD. its not like windows where we click on setup file and after few clicks its done. can u tell me how to install these packages... or is there any tutorial online about it

  2. #2
    it depends...

    if the file ends with .rpm, you can install them by typing: rpm -i <file>

    otherwise you should read the readme / install files mostly distributed with the program..

  3. #3
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    Nov 2003
    San Diego
    Can't you right click on an .rpm and install it? Or I believe you could on mandrake.
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