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Backporting packages should reverse dependencies be rebuilt

I'm using Ubuntu Jaunty on a few machines and am in the process of backporting / custom compiling a few deb packages to update PHP and OpenSSL. My question is though, should I also be recompiling ...
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Installing php-hash on SUSE 10.1

I need the PHP function hash_hmac which is not part of my distribution on my virtual server running SUSE 10.1. Trying to install it with yast2 --install php-hash leads to the following message: No ...
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Checking deb dependencies against the current system

I know I can list the .deb's dependencies using dpkg --info, but is there any automated way to check those dependencies against the current system? What I'm interested in, the status: whether the ...
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Ubuntu package question

I run Ubuntu, and If i type the following in a terminal, I start a new instance of memcached, right? # memcached -vv How can I target the the current instance of memcached in terminal? It would ...
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Install from SVN to Ubuntu

I'm still a bit of a freshie on Ubuntu and linux in general, so please bear with me. I found this package that I would like to implement on my Ubuntu SSH managed server: ...
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Run client applications from VMWare Workstation Host

Does anyone know how to run applications hosted on a client VM from an icon created on the host computer. For example I want to run IE8 installed on the client VM on my host XP computer running IE6. ...
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Install i486 .package onto x64 CentOS

I am trying to install a ".package" file with Autopackage onto my x64 CentOS server and i receive the below statement. -sh-3.2$ bash armagetronad-dedicated-0.2.8.3.1.i486-generic-linux-gnu.package ...
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Is there a way to create a custom installer package to do batch installs of a bunch of programs at once?

Basically I want to create a file which will automatically install a bunch of files without having to manually install each of them (i.e. Flash, Adobe Reader, MS Office, etc.). I'm guessing the ...
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In which solaris sparc package does crtbegin and crtend belongs to?

I need to add those two to my paths. Thus, my plan is to check first if they're already in my machine, and if they are, I'll add them to my path. Otherwise, I'll install them first then add them to ...
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How to force debian linux apt-get installer to install unstable/specific version of packages?

I want to force the install system on debian linux, apt-get, to install unstable (i.e. a later version) of a package, later than the stable one recognised by the debian package maintainer. This ...
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Install YAST package under Ubuntu

How to install a YAST metapackage (.ymp) package under Ubuntu? Are there any tools for converting a .ymp to a .deb or to an installation script?
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Tools to track package dependencies

Many package managers in Linux distributions and BSD flavors track package dependencies. But before a package goes into a repository, it is investigated by a maintainer, who tracks the dependencies ...