RPM is the official installer package for RedHat based distributions.
If you are using Redhat Linux Enterprise, Fedora Core or an earlier version of RedHat Linux, this post will be useful to you.
1. Go to yahoo.messenger.com and download YM for Redhat 9
2. Launch the Linux Terminal (Refer to my October 6, 2005 post).
$ rpm -i rh9.ymessenger-1.0.4-1.i386.rpm
4. To run the program, type:
Remember that I am just using this file as an example.
You should download the file that is appropriate for your Linux version.
If you get an error during installation like lack of access rights or privilege, try to login as root.
In Fedora and Redhat you can do this by typing:
Then enter the password for the root user.
Saturday, October 08, 2005
Posted by Temujin at 7:22 PM