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Hiyall!! I'm running knoppix 3.8.2 and is using it now to connect to the internet. I've downloaded an RPM but when I tried to install it, menu pops up saying ...
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- 05-24-2005 #1
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- Oct 2004
- Canada Eh!
HOW TO INSTALL RPM IN KNOPPIX
I'm running knoppix 3.8.2 and is using it now to connect to the internet.
I've downloaded an RPM but when I tried to install it, menu pops up saying I need to install using Alien.
Could you please help me in the right direction? Thanks
- 05-24-2005 #2
I don't mean to give you a RTFM, but if you try "man alien" that should give you some helpful information, such as syntax, and how alien converts rpm's to deb's.How to know if you are a geek.
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- 05-30-2005 #3
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- Apr 2005
Knoppix is Debian-based, and Debian uses .deb-files instead of .rpm
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