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    mandrake 9.1.........i can no longer access mandrake control centre, it's gone missing, can't locate it anywhere! how can i remedy this ...tia

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    Sounds scary. If it was me I'd back up my important data, reinstall 9.1 and go on a pub crawl
    I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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    did you tried to launch it from command line?
    Have a nice day

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    Pub Crawl it is then!
    no go from command line (not found)

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    i dont remember exactly but
    Code:
    /sbin/drakconf or /usr/sbin/code
    may help.

    not being root may cause not found error. (PATH)

    PS: What does Pub Crawl mean?
    <<<---- Look at location =)
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    rpm -qa|grep -i drakconf
    this iwlll check that the packages are installed.
    try typing mcc or drakconf from a terminal as root

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    rpm -qa|grep -i drakconf
    this iwlll check that the packages are installed.
    try typing mcc or drakconf from a terminal as root
    i did the aforementioned as root and got 'command not found'
    as user it would just go back to the user prompt.
    also did rpm -va and noticed alot of 'missing /root/ .bash_logout
    /root/ .bash_profile /root/ .bashrc' etc
    me thinks a reinstall may be necessary!

    a 'Pub Crawl' is a humourous way of suggesting one travels from pub to pub (Beer Hall) consuming vast quanities of brew along the way.

    tried urpmi drakconf and got this error:
    Installation failed:
    msec >= 0.38 is needed by drakxtools-newt-9.1-31.3mdk
    perl-GTK2 >= 0.0.cvs.2003.03.04.1-2mdk is needed by drakconf-9.1-13.1mdk
    drakcronat >= 0.1.3-1mdk is needed by drakconf-9.1-13.1mdk
    menudrake >= 0.7.2-1mdk is needed by drakconf-9.1-13.1mdk
    perl-GTK2 >= 0.0.cvs.2003.03.04.1-2mdk is needed by drakxtools-9.1-31.3mdk
    i'm very new with Linux and not even sure what question to ask here.

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    if u read my post carefully i said rpm -qa not -va, im not even sure what va would do.

    anyway, regargin your attempt to reinstall drakconf (mcc)

    taht kind of message means u need to install some other programs befor eit will let u continue. commonly called dependencies. go thru ur isntall cd's and isntall each of those things it said it needed. u could get newestversion off the net but then u will probably have to update a lot of things.

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    if u read my post carefully i said rpm -qa not -va, im not even sure what va would do.
    ditto kind sir, if u reread my post you will notice i did just that. i was merely mentioning the fact that i also did some thing else. as well.
    that u for responding and i will take your advice and try to install those things that are misssing.

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    it said command not found for rpm -qa ?? or was that for when u tried that other 2 commands.

    if rpm -qa|grep -i drakconf jsut went back to a prompt then it foudn no matches.

    rpm -qa is a commadn to list all packages installed, and by send the output (via | ) to the grep command it will search thru it for lines containing drakconf. since it found no lines it just exited the command.

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