Subject Re: [firebird-support] Installing Firebird 2.1 64 bits Classic Server in Linux (Fedora 8 or 9 64bits)
Author Helen Borrie
At 01:05 AM 27/05/2008, you wrote:
>Hi Helen
>I downloaded it, and tried installing, but it refuses to, it says "Cannot
>install source packages.", and that's it....after click ok, it says "No
>packages were given for installation"...

You downloaded the wrong package. It is the binary package you need, not the source. Go back to that URL and click on the LARGE link at the top of the page. It will kick off the download you need.

>Perhaps somebody already has an RPM for Fedora 8?

Yes, everyone who runs Fedora 8 will need this package. And the RPM repositories are the right place to get it, if it is not on your distribution disk.