[SOLVED] How to install latest smplayer
location: linuxquestions.com - date: March 29, 2013
i'm running CentOS 6.4 x64 and want to install smplayer 0.8.4. the latest smplayer for centos6 is provided by 'nux dextop' and its 'smplayer-0.8.1-1'. in smplayer's official website they have given instruction for ubuntu/suse/arch/mandriva/slackware, but not centos.
i downloaded 'smplayer-0.8.4.tar.bz2', and followed setup instructions (install.txt):
[SOLVED] How to install a .tar.bz2 file
location: linuxquestions.com - date: November 23, 2010
I am using linux for the first time. My linux distribution is RedHat 5.4 on a VMWare. On this machine, I went online and downloaded mozilla firefox.
The file I received is firefox-3.6.12.tar.bz2. I have tutorials on how to install from the rpm and yum commands, but these do not help when installing a .tar.bz2 file. Please explain how I can install this file.
[SOLVED] How to Install an RPM package without using RPM utility?
location: linuxquestions.com - date: February 16, 2011
I know the subject of this sounds pretty stupid, but I was trying to follow some instructions to upgrade from CentOS 4.8 to CentOS 5.5 and somewhere along the line I messed up the rpm utility and now I get the following:
rpm: error while loading shared libraries: librpm-4.4.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
I need to install the rpm-libs package but my rpm utility doesn't work so I don't know what to do
[SOLVED] How to install Helvetica.ttf
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: October 7, 2008
I need the Helvetica ttf font for OpenOffice.
Now I have helvetica.ttf
i copied it over to /usr/share/fonts/truetype/freefont
and to fonts:///
Then I issued fc-cache
but still no helvetica appearing in openoffice writer...
[SOLVED] How to install softwares on linux(VM)?
location: linuxquestions.com - date: April 3, 2012
I have installed a virtualbox on an windows Xp machine.In the virtual machine I have installed fedora as my guest OS.Now what I want is to install softwares in this guess OS.Can someone tell me or point to a step by step guide on how to go about doing this.Mainly what I need is to run my gcc compiler on this + some other software isntallations.Please can someone help?
[SOLVED] how to install fedora 18 on windows 8
location: linuxquestions.com - date: August 10, 2013
I am running windows 8 on my Asus PC. I would like to install fedora 18 I read article saying anaconda could partition drive and install does anaconda come with fedora 18?
[SOLVED] how to install and boot fedora 12 on an external hard disk
location: linuxquestions.com - date: September 9, 2010
Hello.. I have read other posts regarding the installations of different distros on external hard disk, but these did not help..
I want to install fedora 12 on a new external hard disk, so that i can boot from it on any system that supports booting from usb hard disk, and do all my work from the extenal hard disk itself. I want to know the exact procedure to install fedora on extenal hdd, and what do i need to do, so that the grub, (which i will install on the /boot partition of external hdd), get detected by the primary boot loader of mbr..
Or, I just need to boot from external hard disk.. please any one try to make it possible.. Thanks a lot..
[SOLVED] How to install KDE from installation DVD
location: linuxquestions.com - date: February 19, 2012
Hi, all. I installed Fedora 16 64 bit and did not install KDE. I'm a Gnome user and never use KDE. I went from 14 to 16 and I am amazed at the differences in Gnome. Gnome3 now. I've done just about everything to get it like I want it but I'm not satisfied. Configuration with Fedora 16 is different in a lot of ways, not just Gnome. But I figure since I've got this 4gb RAM SSHD Intel i7 laptop I might as well learn KDE if I've got to relearn Gnome. So now I want to install KDE. How can I do that with the installation DVD? I tried but could never get past the hard drive setup. It insists on formatting the drive before proceding. I've read numerous ways via Google and DuckDuckGo on how this can be done but I'm at an impass. And it doesn't help that I'm on a dial-up internet connection. Otherwise I'd just do "yum groupinstall KDE" or several other ways.Another I'm told is "yum install @kde" but as I said I'm on dial-up and it's just not practical to do that when we're ta
[SOLVED] how do install X11
location: linuxquestions.com - date: November 21, 2011
I have fedora 16 and I am very new to linux. I wish to install allegro which requires X11 development libraries, which I don't have. where do I get them from and how to download and build?
thanks in advance
[SOLVED] Trying to install skype on fedora 12
location: linuxquestions.com - date: September 16, 2010
following a suggestion in a web posting i created a file skype.repo in /etc/yum.repos.d/
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