Gaim help for a newbie
ok i installed gaim-1.4.0-0.mdk10.0.i586.rpm
i ran it and intsalled the package (after downloading all the other many many packages i needed...)
but now i dont know what to do
there is nothing in the application menu for me to launch
do i need to install other stuff?
if so, what
and do i need to do anything else like make file or all those crazy commands that i dont really understand at all......
thanks in advance (sorry for making this all unclear im kinda tired...)
open a terminal, then type
That should launch the program.
Note that if you're running mandrake (I see the package you post is a mandrake one) there should be a link in the menu:
Menu ==> Internet ==> Instant messaging ==> Gaim
This is on a Mandrake 10.1 with Gnome. Might be different if you use KDE...
yea it doesnt show up in the menu although i know it should...
if i type in in konsole it says
gaim: error while loading shared libraries: libgtkspell.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
ill try reinstalling the file
and that should help right?
ok it works now thank u sooo much :D
when I goes rpm -i for the same package in terminal it says that he misses few files :S
so I can't install it.... cause I havn't found them on the DVD from the installation :(.
Can you post those messages you get? You say it's the same package, are you using Mandrake as well? If you are, then you should try:
urpmi is a Mandrake tool that does the same thing than rpm, but it manages dependencies and other stuff.
Check this out ==> http://easyurpmi.zarb.org/
if you want to configure urpmi properly to go fetch packages straight from the web. If you guys wanna know more about this please ask. We'll be happy to help.
Now if you're not using Mandrake, then post which distro you are using.