Installations in LINUX A Request to Digit

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  1. naveenchandran

    naveenchandran New Member

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    I would request digit to have some article or a tutorial on Installations of programs in linux it is really really a cumbersome process

    HELP!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    There are millions of tutorials and walkthroughs available for the same all over the net, all you need is to google it. ;)

    Really!

    Why did u post this in QnA section?
     
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    How to compile packages (from source)

    FOr installing RPMs generally you have to do "rpm -Ivh xyz.rpm"

    For updating an already installed package "rpm -Uvh xyz.rpm"

    See man pages for more switches. (one of the most handy ones is --force)
     
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    Easiest way... Double click on rpm file in nautilus and click on install... and voila..
     
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    I always prefer using terminal because if the dependancy problem
     
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    I never faced any dependencies ever since i migrated to Debian. You see, why debian people are so lazy, and never worry about dependencies...

    just an apt-get takes away all worries
    # apt-get update
    # apt-get install package_name
     
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    Wasnt that typed in terminal??? :D

    The advantage is that if there is any error terminal will show it.
     
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