I've had a look at that link, XavierP, coz I've downloaded Firebird as a .tar.gz file and now I want to install it. I'd be quite happy for this SuSE 9.0 to install it for me, actually, but I'll have to learn how to do it myself one day so I might as well start now!
I've read and re-read that page you recommended, it all seems pretty plain BUT I can't get it to work.
I've tried using the Konsole thingy as well as run command but evidently I should be doing it some other way coz it's not working
Where should I be typing these instructions?
My 'Idiot's Guide' isn't much help either - is there some other book I should be using?
If somebody would like to spell it out in painfully minute detail exactly what I should be doing that would be great!!!