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ok im new in gentoo world Can i install rpm or deb packages in gentoo.I know for emerge but i cannot intsall gaim whit it....i dont know why.....it s probably ...
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- 10-27-2006 #1
packages and portage
Can i install rpm or deb packages in gentoo.I know for emerge but i cannot intsall gaim whit it....i dont know why.....it s probably something wrong with makefile
is possible to update portage tree?if so how?
- 10-27-2006 #2
To install RPM packagesCode:
rpm -i <rpmfile> --nodepsCode:
alien -r <debian-file>
- 10-27-2006 #3
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- 10-29-2006 #5
To update the portage tree:
It's generally a bad idea to install stuff outside of portage -- if so, try to make it install in /usr/local/ -- that way you don't mix custom programs and Gentoo packages.
gaim should work through portage though -- try
emerge -pv gaim
- 10-29-2006 #6
i've alredy installed gaim with