Using Kpakage for RPM pakage installation
Posted on 2000-05-15
I have Installed Red-Hat 6.2.
The standard version comes with Disk-2, which contains several rpm packages.
I was trying to load these packages using kpakage utility. I use KDE as my desktop env.
However when i click the package on disk 2, it opens the RPM database, and lists the packages installed. It shows the package i want to install, and there is a install button.
When i hit the install button, it does some stuff, but it does'nt actually install the package.
I tried this several times, but it doesn't install anything, even after hitting the install button.
THen i tried to copy the package 'zsh.x.x.x.src.rpm' to my hard-disk, ad manually run rpm -iv zsh.x.x.x.src.rpm'. It showed that it was doing something, but there was no installation on the PC.
Is Kpackage only for keeping the database of the installed packages? how can i use it to install the packages?