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Old 09-15-2009, 10:58 PM   #1
Linseed
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Help! How do you install stuff on Linux?


I know how to install packages (sudo apt-get install [package]), but that's about it. There's this thing I want to install, but I don't know how to do it, it's the first one in this list: http://code.google.com/p/linux-white...downloads/list

I tried many things, I tried downloading it and saving it in the user directory, and doing (sudo make install [name of file]) and many variants, like (apt-get, [URL here], etc.). To be quite honest. I'd like to know more about linux code, also. Do you think you could teach me a bit in addition to answering my question, please? Thanks :P
 
Old 09-15-2009, 11:08 PM   #2
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right click on the package. click install with gdebi
 
Old 09-16-2009, 02:32 AM   #3
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You can also use checkinstall ..
 
  


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