Being a newb, getting into the linux and programming world "late" and wanting to understand more than I could probably fathom at this moment in time, I am curious to know if there is someone that could possibly assist.
I am not sure if this is even the correct forum to begin this subject, but what the heck.
As stated I am newb to the wide and wonderful world of LINUX (Slackware 10.2)and as such I am wanting to do all that is possible. For instance I wanted to update my FireFox 1.0.6 to the latest stable version of 1.5.
In my readings I came across a forum where there was a gentleman talking about his trials and tribulations. He goes on to state how he upgraded his FireFox.
my question lies with step number 2. What really is the difference between a package and a build - and more curios what is http://www.michael-bueker.de/files/f...fox.SlackBuild
I am baffled and even though I sounded long winded at the opening of this subject - I am curious and request info towards my question.
Any one want to venture in offering a hint??