Re: Anonymous mail. How?
From: Charles Prince (s_p_a_m_t_r_a_p_at_yahoo.co.uk)
Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2004 15:06:10 +0000
On Thu, 05 Feb 2004 14:30:37 +0000, Brian wrote:
> On Thu, 05 Feb 2004 14:19:54 +0100, Derk wrote:
>> Charles Prince wrote:
>>> Which tempts me to suggest that the original poster shoudl try using
>>> google amongst other tools before asking other people!
>> I know the Mixmaster page and I know there's a tarball available.
>> However, I'm looking for a *RPM* file, which I couldn't find on Google.
Perhaps if I shout "THE ORIGINAL POSTER SHOULD TRY USING GOOLE AMONGST
OTHER TOOLS BEFORE ..."
>> I have never succeeded installing a tarball, therefore I would like to know
>> if a RPM exists.
> Googling for "mixmaster rpm" unearthed this in the first 5 hits:
Ah, you see you don't have to shout at experienced users. It's strange
what you can find when you google properly!
Then again I've missed somethings in google too :-)
> Other links look interesting too.
> As for dealing with the tarball, maybe checkinstall would work Ok for you.
> You'd unpack the tarball, do the configure/make, then run checkinstall
> instead of make install.
> Checkinstall then creates an RPM.
Or perhaps learn a bit more about installing from tar balls, which will
effectively mean that he will need to learn more about administering a
system and perhaps a bit about development.
Guess it just goes to show that tried and tested method of installing
software just does not work for people used to double clicking windows
install file :-)