[Ilugc] unable to run rpm -ivh or any rpm command
akumar at iitm.ac.in
Tue Mar 15 14:11:18 IST 2005
On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 11:23:51AM +0530, Srinivasan Gopal wrote:
> hi everyone!
> My problem of sound got solved with a command corresponding to "chmod
> 775".....and thanx for that...........yet again a new problem in
> Debian ..........i am unable to run the "rpm" command and when i type
> rpm -ivh <file> it says command "rpm " not found .wat should i do? and
> how can i update and upgrade my linux?
Plus, if you really must install from an RPM, use alien. It converts
RPMs to DEBs. Then, justuse dpjg -i <generated deb>. But always go for
the deb package when available.
Registered Linux user; #337473
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