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  1. Thread: Gcc

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    The thing about urpmi is that it retrieves the...

    The thing about urpmi is that it retrieves the packages for you from the Mandriva repositories. I'm not sure but I would assume pidgin is provided by the default urpmi repositories. Therefore, all...
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    Did you try installing it again? The other...

    Did you try installing it again? The other possibility is that you got hold of an older Mandriva install CD which installed the older version of pidgin called gaim. They had to change the name of...
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    Yes, you should use the Konsole for this. Did...

    Yes, you should use the Konsole for this. Did you log in as root before running the command. By default, only root has the permissions to install software:

    su - <----and then enter root's...
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    You're welcome.:-D I'm glad it's working for you.

    You're welcome.:-D I'm glad it's working for you.
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    Do you have an internet connection on this...

    Do you have an internet connection on this machine? If so, there's no reason to compile software from source. Mandriva has a package manager called urpmi which can install software for you. As...
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