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Right i have been annoying myself to install Linux in one of my machines and i have eventually install red hat 7.2. I got a few tyhings i dont understand, I have worked out how to install an RPG file, and how to uncompress archives, however i have downloaded a few programs that were archives and i am scoobed to know how to install the applications? What commands do i need?
Also the internet is connected via a file storing server, which means all my computers has access to the internet, I got Linux on the internet no problem but i cant find a way to access my files, i dont see an option of My Network Places or a matter of putting in the address \\<pcname> . all information i would be greatful.
If you intend to debug stuff, you may want to compile with debugging
make distclean ; ./configure --prefix=/usr --enable-gnome --enable-debug
Have a look at the generated Makefile.opts file, you may want to choose
which modules will be compiled as plugins, and which ones will remain in
the core application. The configure script tries to guess for you.
Once configured, run `make' to build VLC.
Installing and running VLC
You can install the VLC and its plugins by typing:
But you don't need to install it if you don't want to; VLC can be launched
from the current directory as well:
To build a Debian package, you may use:
dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot -us -uc
To build RedHat packages, use:
rpm -ba vlc.spec
To build an ipkg package (iPAQ familiar Linux), use: