quick linux install questions

quick linux install questions

Post by fay aron charl » Thu, 19 Jul 2001 00:03:34

Alright, I just installed RedHat 7.1, and have lots of questions:

1) I set up my user account to use /bin/ksh.  Then I created scripts
   in the following places:

   None of these are read when I login.  The profile scripts set
   the environment variable $ENV correctly.  Why aren't these automatically

2) When I press backspace, ^? is generated, instead of the standard ^H.  Why?

3) I tried installing a package, and got the message that gdk-pixbuf was
   too low of a number, so I found gdk-pixbuf on the redhat CD and typed:
      $> rpm --install gdk-pixbuf-devel-0.8.0-7.i386.rpm
   and got:
      only packages with major numbers <= 3 are supported by this version of RPM
      error: gdk-pixbuf-devel-0.8.0-7.i386.rpm cannot be installed

4) My middle mouse button doesn't work.  Where's the config file for the mouse?

Thanks for any and all help.



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