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    Default 32bit .rpms running on 64bit machine?

    Hello,

    What would be the easiest way to run 32bit .rpm files on openSUSE 11.2 64bit machine?

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    Default Re: 32bit .rpms running on 64bit machine?

    Could you possibly be less cryptic
    What did you have in mind.
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    Looking to install software which comes only in .i586.rpm version, trying to run it on openSUSE 11.2-x86_64.

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    Default Re: 32bit .rpms running on 64bit machine?

    Yes, but what is it?
    Tell me: I want to install 'Firefox' or I want to install 'ThisOrThat'
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    Default Re: 32bit .rpms running on 64bit machine?

    just use YaST to install it...32 bit programs usually run just fine in
    a 64 bit system (but not the other way around)

    if the rpm is from a trusted source, just download it, right click it
    and select "Actions" then "Install with YaST"...if possible it will
    solve all dependencies, install the program, add it to your menu and etc..

    ps: don't ever download from an unknown, untrusted source...always
    seek within the openSUSE repos first..

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    Default Re: 32bit .rpms running on 64bit machine?

    I'm trying to install SipXecs but, as mentioned there are only 32bit packages sipXecs Development Build Directory /pub/sipXecs/4.0.4/SUSE/11.1/i386/

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    Quote Originally Posted by erik100 View Post
    I'm trying to install SipXecs but, as mentioned there are only 32bit packages sipXecs Development Build Directory /pub/sipXecs/4.0.4/SUSE/11.1/i386/
    You said you we using 11.2

    That is for 11.1
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    nice catch! thanks.

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    Hello,

    we have several disks, running opensuse (10.3, 11.1, 11.2), ubuntu, centos, fedora, slackware, debian, gentoo, also I'm aware of dependencies, and since you guys have been asking what type of software I have posted a link
    Anyway, got it working now thanks.

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    erik100 wrote:
    > Anyway, got it working now thanks.


    GREAT!!!!

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