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Ravi Kanth D
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I have a dual boot (XP/RH9) on Dell Inspiron 5000e Laptop.
In the Add/Remove Applications section there is an option that says :
Development Tools
These tools include core development tools such as automake, gcc, perl, python and debuggers
When I tried to install them it shows a table like this:
Unlocatable Package-----------------Required By
krb5-libs = 1.2.7-10--------------------krb5-devel
openssl = 0.9.7a-2---------------------openssl-devel
I tried installing KDE desktop and Webserver tools, and it installed them fine...it even aked me to insert the relevant Red Hat CD's and when I did, the installation went on smooth. Only for this Development Tools option, it shows me this error.
My questions are:
1) Would this problem be solved if I choose Server Installation as opposed to Desktop Installation which is what I have it on rt now.
2) And if thats the case, can I just upgrade it using the Red Hat CD's that I have already downloaded from their website?
3) Since I don' have enough space on the existing Linux partition, is there any tool in RH9 that I can use to free some space from another unused partition or can I just use Partition Magic? Because I heard if you partition the disk with other tools after installing Linux, it doesn' know how to boot.
Thanks.
 
Joe Ess
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I can't explain why your system can't find those packages. Since they are Kerberos and OpenSSL, I'd say you didn't install some web-encryption-security option. You can get them yourself, install them, and try to install your development tools again.
Go to http://rpmfind.net/
Search for the names of the offending packages
download the appropriate RPM file for your distribution (probably Red Hat 9 i386)
install the packages (rpm -ihv <name of rpm file>)
and try again.
 
Ravi Kanth D
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I tried to install the rpms which were missing....but it says much recent versions of those rpm's are already installed. I am stuck now. Can you plz help?
 
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