32bit .rpms running on 64bit machine?

Hello,

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

Could you possibly be less cryptic
What did you have in mind.

Looking to install software which comes only in .i586.rpm version, trying to run it on openSUSE 11.2-x86_64.

Yes, but what is it?
Tell me: I want to install ‘Firefox’ or I want to install ‘ThisOrThat’

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…


palladium

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

erik100 wrote:
> I’m trying to install SipXecs but, as mentioned there are only 32bit
> packages 'sipXecs Development Build Directory

i already answered that question!
it is OKAY to run 32 bit rpms on a 64 bit machine…it will run just
fine…just download and install with YaST as i told you on 9 Jan…

> /pub/sipXecs/4.0.4/SUSE/11.1/i386/’ (http://tinyurl.com/yc2qf59)

i do not know what you are asking of me by giving that web site page…

i can not tell you what you need to download…YOU need to read the
documentation for sipXecs (whatever that is) and decide what you
download…

AFTER you have downloaded all that you need then install them, using
YaST as said twice…

by the way, the sipXecs folks should have some information on what to
download and in which order to install it…

it could be that when you try to install that YaST will tell you it
cannot because of missed packages, those are called “dependencies”,
that is package A depends on package B being installed to run…it
will tell you what is missing and then you can use YaST to install
those packages Bs, THEN go back and install the package A which
depends on having the B…

see?


palladium
Ubuntu is an African word meaning “I can’t set up Debian.”

nice catch! thanks.


palladium
Ubuntu is an African word meaning “Carl/caf4926 sees and knows all.”

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 :wink:
Anyway, got it working now thanks.

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

GREAT!!!


palladium
Ubuntu is an African word meaning “I can set up SipXecs.”