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hey evry1, yes i got internet on Linux now!
But how can i install things? what program must i open them in? this is my first time whit Linux.. please help me!
Im in Linux now, Reply so i can install AMSN and some videos stuff...
It depends entirely on the file you want to install. What distribution are you using? What files are you wanting to install? Also, search the forums here and search www.google.com/linux for installing programs and whatever else you're curious about.
Hmm... I can install a program from and rpm (at least I think I can) but once it's installed where does it go. I'm using Redhat liux 9 and linux has me completely clueless as it is so different from windows
I am a newbie as well and I thought I mention what I discovered. If you are using Debian distribution, I strongly recommend using dselect to install packages. All you have to is point the sources.list file to mirror site ( unstable is fine if you are just experimenting). I actually first installed GAIM by dowloading the source file. But then I spent hours installing dependencies. dselect took care of all that for me .