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Old 12-17-2007, 09:12 PM   #1
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I am a complete newbie at Linux and I just don't get the installation of programs... I also have another problem... This happens whenever I try to open a .tar.gz file
 
Old 12-17-2007, 09:30 PM   #2
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use the tar command to untar them
for example
tar xvzf <filename>.tar.gz
untars a gzipped file
I would also suggest using your distributions package manager to install stuff
 
Old 12-18-2007, 02:53 PM   #3
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Thanks, problems solved.
 
  


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