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Using Mandrake 9.0 and version .990 of Webmin (it came with Mandrake). I want to upgrade to the latest version (1.060) of Webmin, but when I downloaded the rpm and ...
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    Webmin RPM installation - Dependencies Error


    Using Mandrake 9.0 and version .990 of Webmin (it came with Mandrake).
    I want to upgrade to the latest version (1.060) of Webmin, but when I downloaded the rpm and attempted to upgrade, I got a dependency error.
    This is what it looks like:

    rpm -U webmin-1.060-1.noarch.rpm
    error: failed dependencies:
    /bin/sh is needed for webmin-1.060-1
    /usr/bin/perl is needed for webmin-1.060-1



    Any ideas?

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    ln -s /bin/bash /bin/sh will fix one dep. To fix the other you must install the perl rpm.

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    debian:~# rpm -U webmin-1.180-1.noarch.rpm
    error: failed dependencies:
    /bin/sh is needed by webmin-1.180-1
    /usr/bin/perl is needed by webmin-1.180-1
    debian:~# ln -s /bin/bash /bin/sh
    ln: `/bin/sh': File exists
    debian:~# apt-get install perl Reading Package Lists... Done
    Building Dependency Tree... Done
    Sorry, perl is already the newest version.
    0 packages upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
    debian:~#

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