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The easist approch is to put these two files in some folder, for example /home. Double click it, you'll see the unix folder. Then enter this folder and open a terminal here. Then follow the instructions above.
Please post any questions.
Oh, trust me you on half of the way.
Now right click in this folder and choose "open terminal here". You'll get a terminal poped up.
Then follow the instructions:
3. make install
Do the same thing to both of these two packages.
After that, I suggest downloading the newest version of asam from http://amsn.sourceforge.net/ The installation process is quite identical to what you have done. After that, you'll get at the current position a folder named msn. Then go inside the msn and issue ./amsn or $ wish amsn
Oh, sorry I am stupid here. I forgot about it. Just unpack the UNIX folder (I believe it is enough) to your /home, or , whatever you want. The process is similar to winzip. In one word, you need to unpack this UNIX folder, and reenter this folder, right click your mouse, you'll see a "open terminal here", then issue the command.
If that sounds confusing, then please try this:
copy these two files (tcl and tk) into /home, then 1st choice: start->system tools->console terminal, then $cd /home; or 2nd choice: right click in /home and choose "open terminal here"
You'll have a terminal. then invoke the command tar -xvf tclXXX.tar and tar -xvf tkXXX.tar you'll probably get two folders. Enter either one of them you'll see UNIX folder, then enter UNIX folder and right click, "open terminal here" you'll get the terminal open at the current position. Then:
Then follow the instructions:
3. make install
Since you're using RedHat, why don't u just grab the tcl/tk RPM... or if you still have your RedHat CDs lying around somewhere, you can get a rather recent (if not the latest) version of tcl/tk on it... I'm sure it must be in one of the CDs you've got.
i unpacked it but now i have a direction and if i right click i am not able to open a terminal .... could u describe it a little bit more exactly? ( i know its very exact what u have done but i havenīt understand )
i have only 3 redhats cds! where i can install the rpms?
Probably redhat has the tcl/tk RPM (I never tried that before), but I think this package and the installation are similar with the package you've already have. Only one is RPM, the other tar. (two different format).
I'll try to explain a little bit in detail and hope can walk you through first the installation.
/////////////if you already untared the two .tar file, go to 5.
1. copy those two files (tcl and tk) to your /home directory
2. now open a terminal: there is a "redhat" symbol under left your panel. Click it, then you'll see "system tools", click it, then "terminal". Now you open a terminal
3. at the command line you invoke $cd /home to enter your home directory
4. use the command tar -xvf tclXXX.tar and tar -xvf tkXXX.tar to untar these two files. You probably get two new folders.
5. use the 'cd' command to enter the folder, then enter UNIX folder. You are now in the right position. Then execute the following command: (in order)
password: (type your password here)
# make install
Then you'll install the tcl and tk packages. But really, I am wondering if you could use your amsn even you install them...
It is better to read some thing, for example, redhat "getting started".