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Richie
post Oct 23 2004, 07:51 AM
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hi,
I i've got redhat9 installed, and am wondering how to find out what version of gnome i am using.
Also were can I download the latest version of Gnome as an rpm (2.8?)

Thanks in advance.
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hughesjr
post Oct 23 2004, 08:07 AM
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Gnome (or KDE) upgrades are not easy to do on older distros (and redhat 9 is now an older distro with no official redhat support). There are many dependancies to install ... hundreds of files.

I have Gnome 2.8 running on Gentoo Linux and on Ubuntu Linux currently.

I didn't see any Gnome 2.8 rpms for redhat 9, but there are some for Fedora Core 2 here:

http://people.ecsc.co.uk/~matt/repository.html#apt

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You can tell what version of gnome you are running with the command:

rpm -qa | grep gnome-desktop


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