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elboy0712

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can anyone help how do i get paskages to install?
« on: August 19, 2007, 06:44:42 pm »
sorry but i am hurting here

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Re: can anyone help how do i get paskages to install?
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2007, 07:43:12 pm »
Please forward more details. How are you installing?

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a package manager. Sorry noob

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Re: can anyone help how do i get paskages to install?
« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2007, 05:20:18 pm »
Are you installing LMCE or something else? The instructions for LMCE are very specific but I suggestt he DVD install since its very troublefree.

For other packages you can open a terminal window and use sudo apt-get update and then sudo apt-get install "package-name". Or you can install the adept package manager sudo apt-get install adept. Warning: installing some packages will break a lot of stuff.

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Re: can anyone help how do i get paskages to install?
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2007, 09:34:47 pm »
actually lmce i already got installed ..... i was looking for how to install other things ... primarily at the moment trying to get my nvidia driver installed.

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Re: can anyone help how do i get paskages to install?
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2007, 10:42:02 pm »
Normally LMCE will do that for you. If it doesn't or the driver is wrong for your card you can do it from a command line or install Adept (see above) and type in nvidia to the search term. I will list all the available Ubuntu packages. Check them for the one correct for your card and install just that. It will automatically install any dependencies. I think the preferred one, nvidia-glx is automaticaly configured when you start LMCE but I have not tried it on the most recent versions.

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Re: can anyone help how do i get paskages to install?
« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2007, 11:46:04 pm »
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