Whilst in the act of checking whether the packages have updated correctly, try these
gtkmm-config --version (I have 1.2.0) - GTK C++ extensions
glib-config --version (I have 1.2.8)
I'm surprised your having so much difficulty, I personally never bother with RPM's
instead I use
the sources. Like you I have little experience, but usually if you have a good base
works nicely. Usually its a case of './configure', 'make', 'make install' and then
I know how you feel, I tried the LinuxFromScratch-HOWTO, and failed. My base system
enough to compile all the things I need, so I've tried to update the compiler and so
on. It ain't
easy, and you soon get lost when things don't work. Rather similar to your
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