On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 12:13 AM, Bill Wright <email@example.com> wrote:
> I am running Kubuntu 10.10
> How do I install uncompressed .tar.gz file *on my machine?
> It is not in the repository.
If you follow the first to steps in the post Chris made:
> tar -xvzf abcde.tar.gz
> cd abcdexx.yy.zz # change directory to where the file unpacked
Do an "ls" command to see what is in the directory.
Most projects include a README or INSTALL file in their packages. Open
that file (if there is one), and look for the "Installing" heading.
Following the directions there is the best way to go.
I guess the best thing Linux taught me is to actually READ the README
file and I would suggest anyone else try that too
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