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i downloaded the yahoo messenger for redhat 9.but iam using mandrake 10.1.can i install it on my os. the one which i downloaded is .rpm one .how 2 install the ...
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    installation of rpm & tar


    i downloaded the yahoo messenger for redhat 9.but iam using mandrake 10.1.can i install it on my os.

    the one which i downloaded is .rpm one .how 2 install the one with .rpm & also with .tar

    sorry dont think otherwise iwith my english.plz help me

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    if you want to install it the .rpm one is easiest since it is a binary.

    Open up a terminal and do the following:
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    su
    [rootpassword]
    rpm -ivh file.rpm
    (replacing file.rpm with the path to the .rpm you donloaded).

    You might also want to read: http://www.linuxforums.org/tutorials...ial-19957.html
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    wouldnt gaim be another option?

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