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Old 12-07-2011, 06:46 AM   #1
keithkel
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Question Installing a new software package


I have a file from the software owner :

gtm_V54002B_linux_i686_pro.tar.gz

I have downloaded it into tmp directory
How do I run this?
 
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Old 12-07-2011, 06:52 AM   #2
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you don't, it's an archive, like a zip file. run:


cd /tmp
tar zxvf gtm_V54002B_linux_i686_pro.tar.gz


and it should decompress it. As to what to do from that point on, not a clue, it totally depends what's inside it.
 
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Old 12-07-2011, 07:18 AM   #3
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GT.M http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GT.M


Unpacking the files : Better first 'mkdir GTM && cd GTM/'
.. or 147 files will be spread all over :
The package comes with no top directory.

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Old 12-08-2011, 03:19 AM   #4
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Thanks - worked a treat
 
  


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