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Rudela: How to Use Synaptic to Install RPM Packages Stored on your Hard Disk

Jun 01, 2005, 09:15 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Rudd-O DragonFear for this link. ]

"Turns out the best available frontend to install RPMs in Fedora Core and RPM-based distributions, hands down, is Synaptic. Being apt-based, it has amazing dependency resolution capabilities, performs painless installation of RPMs, has a very nice and searchable package listing, and can fetch packages from the Internet and check for newly created packages really fast.

"But often, the packages you want to install are on your hard disk, and installing them manually can be a time-consuming and daunting task..."

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