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Install Latex2man in CentOs

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How to install "Latex2man" (Rpm file) in CentOs?
And what are other dependencies need to be installed with it?

posted Sep 18, 2013 by Satyabrata Mahapatra

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RPM can be check for the list of dependencies, You can finding out what dependencies a rpm file has i.e. it will tell you what you need to install package with following command:

rpm -qpR {.rpm-file}
rpm -qR {package-name}

It will print list of dependencies on screen (output):

However RPM has in build mechanism to tell you about dependencies. Just try to install package and it will give you list of dependencies.

# rpm -ivh <your-rpm>.rpm

Output:

error: Failed dependencies:
...

Note:
.rpm file: File with .RPM extension. Typically this file is not installed. It may be on CD or you just downloaded from Internet.
package-name: It is installed RPM file.

You can solve dependencies problem by installing each individual package(s). If you are using Red hat Linux then you can try this tip http://www.cyberciti.biz/nixcraft/vivek/blogger/2005/10/red-hat-rpm-dependency-problem.php

answer Sep 18, 2013 by anonymous
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