Michael R. Head wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-12-24 at 19:48 -0500, elmo wrote:
>> It's been so long since I last installed a tarred file that I've
>> forgotten how to do it. That's what you get
>> when you rely solely on apt and synaptic package manager for all
>> I have "unstopcp.gz" waiting in /home/elmo. What do I do to install
>> "unstopcp" ?
> Depends. If unstopcp.gz is a compressed file containing an executable
> (unstopcp), then just do:
> gunzip unstopcp.gz
> chmod a+x unstopcp
> If it's not, then who knows? If it's actually unstopcp.tgz, then usually
> you would do:
> tar zxvf unstopcp.tgz
> cd unstopcp
> At this point you'd either "./configure; make; sudo make install" or run
> unstopcp (depending on if it's just a source tarball or a binary).
chmod a+x unstopcp
This did it, loud and clear...so easy when you know how.
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