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  1. #1

    How to install winamp on redhat 7.3

    I'm new here in thi forim,

    I have downloaded the rpms for the winamp and I have already install it into my computer, and want to know if more needs to be done when installing the rpm package,

    If somebody can tell me step by step how to install,

    thank s

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    Linux Engineer Nerderello's Avatar
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    Apr 2003
    North East England
    there are a couple of ways to get an rpm package installed.

    1. From the command line prompt, in the subdirectory/folder that you have the .rpm file, enter 'rpm -i filename.rpm' (where 'filename.rpm is the name of your downloaded file [a quick 'ls -alF' will show you what you have])
    2. Go into the System Tools menu (I think) within Gnome. Select the Install new packages option. In 7.3 this gives you a GUI utility that will allow you to install a new program.
    3. I believe that if you go into your file manager, in Gnome, and double click on the downloaded file, it will start the GUI front end to RPM (as used in 2, above).

    Have fun

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