Converting/Manipulating RPMs for FBSD environment
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Mon Jun 7 21:59:19 PDT 2004
On Monday 07 June 2004 01:36 pm, Fernando Gleiser wrote:
> On Mon, 7 Jun 2004, Gerard Samuel wrote:
> > A few weeks ago, I purchased a network printer, but unfortunately,
> > I was unable to print to it from FreeBSD.
> > They (Brother), recently release LPR drivers for the printer, but
> > unfortunately, only as RPMs, intended for Linux distros.
> > I have installed the rpm port, but trying to extract it, gives me an
> > error about, being run on the wrong OS.
> 1. Install the linux compatibility stuff
> 2. run /compat/linux/bin/bash
> 3. do the rpm -i from within linux's bash.
> 4. exit the linux bash
> 5. use and enjoy :)
Ill give this a shot tomorrow...
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