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Old 08-22-2006, 10:53 PM   #1
sirclown82
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How to install software on Fedora Core


Hey Everybody,
I am a new Linux user and i am just not understanding something. I have two files, a darkice and an alsa tools tarball, but i dont understand how to install a program on a WindowsX system.
I have installed fedora 5 and im using the KDE Desktop. Will someone point me too or help me understand how to install files, please. its probably something simple but it's blowing my mind.

Chris
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Old 08-22-2006, 11:17 PM   #2
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You don't use tarballs until you get a little bit of experience. For Fedora, study on "yum"
 
Old 08-23-2006, 02:03 AM   #3
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I've changed your thread title, so that it reflects the contents to your post. As rickh said, try using yum to install software before compiling from source. There is a general guide for installing software on Linux, which is available here.
 
Old 08-23-2006, 10:16 PM   #4
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Awsome, Thank you
 
  


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