[CentOS] vertify which software for missing dependenies

Wed Nov 16 02:19:37 UTC 2011
Edward Martinez <edwardm1 at live.com>

On 11/15/11 16:53, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Nov 2011 16:45:39 -0800
> Edward Martinez wrote:
>>   I'm trying to install RPM package Adobe Reader on  Centos 6. I did a rpm
>> -test -ivh on the package and it says it needs dependencies (many) Is a there
>> a command to verify which  exact  packages it requires so I wont be
>> installing software blindly.
> "yum localinstall packagename" will give you a list of what it requires but
> since it won't recognize the signature on the acroread rpm it won't actually
> install anything.  You can then "yum install" everything needed from the list
> that it generates.
> Or you can install the adobe repository rpm and then just do "yum install
> packagename" and that will download and install everything for you.
> You also might want to reconsider using acroread.  I've found that the evince
> pdf reader that comes with Centos 6 is really good.
    .  Thanks,  it worked  and  yum was also able to install Abobe reader.
       I will take a look at evince. thanks again