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Bonjour! I had a quick question how do u install programs on Linux and when the manual says "command line" that means the terminal. Correct? or No? and how do i add other applications, or RPM's i put in the cd but its just all files and numbers i cant tell what the app does, is there like an install engine where it tells u what files u want to load. thank for ur help bye!
WEll im using Linux. And some of the commands are not working, i got the commands from a website. but anyways im using linux 9. BAsic 1inux it has been modified. Where can i get updates like, u know when u press the red button on the toolbar, but i accidently deleted it so where do i go to get updates?
You must be using Red Hat Linux 9. You might be able to add the icon back by right-clicking the panel and going to "add to panel" or something like that. The red icon probably calls the red hat "up2date" program, which you can call from the terminal with the command "up2date".
However, Red Hat 9 is a few years old (you should really consider getting something newer) and I don't know if that thing still provides updates for it. You can still get updates for it from the Fedora Legacy project with the instructions here
Files by themselves don't really "open" in linux. On the command line, you have to pass the filename to various programs to do various things to those files. If you want to open a file to read it or something, you have to know the name of the command that will do that. In general, the form is: