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Re: Can I use the build files after the system is up?

On Thu, 2003-09-18 at 01:11, George Anzinger wrote:
> Paul Pianta wrote:
> > George Anzinger wrote:
> > 
> >> I am running 8.0
> >>
> >> System is up and running, I want to add open office.
> >>
> >> All the rpm files are on the hard drive as files (not CD images).
> > 
> > 
> > try this out but your gonna have to get your hands dirty on the command 
> > line ...
> > (all commands to type will be in bold - comments start with a #)
> > *su
> > *#type in password for root user on machine ...
> > #cd to the directory that your openoffice files are in ...
> > *rpm -Uvh <name of openoffice file that finishes with the extension 
> > .rpm>* #(without the < *>)*
> > #this command will tell you what it is doing as it installs the rpm 
> > (same thing as the gui but with more details)
> The problem is that there are about a dozen or so dependencies that 
> need to be loaded/ installed also.  Using this method, I would need to 
> track each of those down and install them, and they don't have names 
> that match the *.rpm names.

If you have not done so already, install the rpmdb-redhat package and
run "rpm -Uvh --aid <openoffice-rpm-file>", maybe this could do the

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