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Old 10-05-2003, 09:57 AM   #1
madskillz
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cant install .bin files, tar.gz files or anyother format!!!


i searched the forum and it said somewhere to right click the file, click Open With, and type sh. but it still doesnt open...anything else i should be doing
 
Old 10-05-2003, 10:05 AM   #2
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that instruction was for a script.
you should probably stick with .rpm files for now.
and use your package manager.
 
Old 10-05-2003, 10:13 AM   #3
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but the files that i need to one are in bin files...mabye i can find the files in rpm
 
Old 10-05-2003, 10:15 AM   #4
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ok i just installed the rpm of limewire and it says everything is installed...but where is limewire? installed at? :S
 
Old 10-05-2003, 10:28 AM   #5
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it could be anywhere, but you probably mean, where is
it in the menu? programs don't usually get put in the
desktop menus when you install stuff. depending on
your linux version, the menus may be updated at boot
time.

you can open a terminal on the desktop, and type the
name of the executable. lw? limewire? lwire?
i don't know what it is.
 
  


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