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how do i upgrade curl rpm?

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i'm assuming this question should be super easy for linux people, but i'm a newbie.  i'm tryin g to upgrade curl to the latest version, so i ran the command:  rpm -Uvh curl-7.18.2-1.i386.rpm

i'm getting the following errors, so how can i fix?


warning: curl-7.18.2-1.i386.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 077eccc5
error: Failed dependencies:
        libcurl4 is needed by curl-7.18.2-1.i386
        libcrypto.so.2 is needed by curl-7.18.2-1.i386
        libcurl.so.4 is needed by curl-7.18.2-1.i386
        liblber.so.2 is needed by curl-7.18.2-1.i386
        libldap.so.2 is needed by curl-7.18.2-1.i386
        libssl.so.2 is needed by curl-7.18.2-1.i386
        libcurl.so.3 is needed by (installed) php-4.3.9-3.22.9.i386
        curl = 7.12.1-11.el4 is needed by (installed) curl-devel-7.12.1-11.el4.i386
    Suggested resolutions:
        /var/spool/up2datecompat-openldap-2.1.30-8.i386.rpm
        /var/spool/up2dateopenssl096b-0.9.6b-22.46.i386.rpm
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increasing points....
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by:remeshk
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Hi,

Which Operating system you are trying to install this package?
If you want install this package you need to install dependencies also ..

you can download packages and dependencies to the below link.

http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php?query=curl&submit=Search+...&system=&arch=

if you are using fedora operating system then you can use

yum install curl

if you are using ubuntu like OS..
apt-get curl

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good luck.
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i am using red-hat.  unfortunately, i do not have yum on my system.  i tried to install yum and had the following issues: http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Linux/Q_23500674.html 

can you help me?  if you can help me install yum, and use yum to install curl, i will give you 500 points for each question
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by:MicheleMarcon
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Since you don't have yum AND you have all these package requirement, my suggestion is to consider an upgrade to the system, if possible.

If not, download each package (libcurl4...) from rpmfind as noted by remeshk, install these with rpm -Uvh and finally install curl as rpm -Uvh.

It is likely you will find other dependencies (libcurl4 requires libXX, which requires libYYY...), but that is the disadvantage of running old distro.
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i ended up down loading the sourcecode, and doing a ./configure and make install.... this worked.
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