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Old 01-16-2012, 05:09 PM   #1
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AcidRip Installations Problem


I have downloaded and extracted the acidrip-0.14.tar.gz file. When I run the apt-get install command the response is cannot find package acidrip. Pls help I am new to linux so i can use all the help I can get.
 
Old 01-16-2012, 05:35 PM   #2
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you can only apt-get from repo's you have a compressed file tar xzf <filename> to see what's in it. Either it will be source (usually has a readme) and you compile it or a binary you just have to put somewhere in your path.

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you said you already extracted it ... what format is the extracted content in? if it's a deb file it's dpkg -i <file>

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Old 01-16-2012, 05:36 PM   #3
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When you download a tar.gz file, you need to extract it, and install it manually.
Code:
tar zxvf acidrip-0.14.tar.gz
From there, read the README and INSTALL files for further instructions.

Cheers,

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Old 01-16-2012, 09:09 PM   #4
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AcidRip Installations Problem

I have uncompressed the file and the message when I run the Makefile command is that it can't find MEncoder. I have installed a package called mencoder. I don't understand what the difference between the two. I can't find any instructions on how to install MEncoder.
 
Old 01-17-2012, 12:59 AM   #5
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How did you install mencoder?

And FYI..... I highly recommend that you learn more about linux ASAP. I am not being mean at all, but so far, the questions you have asked are common linux knowledge. Get on google, type in "linux beginners guide," and take it from there. Linux wasn't made to be easy, also. Using linux requires some brain cells and IQ points, and we aren't here to hold your hand in every step that you take.

Cheers, and good luck!

Josh
 
  


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