[Fwd: Virtaal on ARM]

Chris Leonard cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 01:18:18 EST 2011

On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 3:49 AM, Kevin Gordon <kgordon420 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Based on Dwayne's insight, I also found a download site that has the rpm on
> its own:
> http://rpm.pbone.net/index.php3/stat/4/idpl/15465790/dir/fedora_14/com/aeidon-0.17-2.fc14.noarch.rpm.html
> I downloaded that rpm from the pbone.net mirror onto a blank USB stick with
> volid PATRIOT
> I then inserted the USB into the XO 1.75 and did a
> sudo yum --localinstall --nogpgcheck /media/PATRIOT/a*.rpm
> which successfully installed the aeidon package.  A subsequent
> sudo yum install virtaal
> then completed successfully.
> Not elegant, but until aeidon gets into the OLPC arm 'branch' repos, looks
> like this might at least be a workaround.  Of course, I have no idea whether
> virtaal actually works here , but at least it now installs without complaint
> on an XO 1.75. :-)
> Cheers

Slight variant

sudo yum install  /media/USB\ DISK/a*.rpm --nogpgcheck

worked and then Virtaal installed fine.  Thanks Kevin.  I really
wanted Virtaal on this XO 1.75 before I go to Sugar Camp LIma for the
Quechua / Aymara Translation Marathon, now I can get 2 hrs sleep and
catch my plane. :-)


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