LinuxQuestions.org
Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-29-2005, 08:11 PM   #1
noid1037
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jul 2005
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Installing programs...


Thanks everyone for looking at this posting. As with all new endeavors, one will try to do new things. I am using Ubuntu OS and having good luck with it. However, I have downloaded different software programs. I do not know how to install them!

Heres what I know have done!

downloaded snort--RELEASE.tar.gz
I typed in from reading
sudo apt-get install build-essential
I put the iso cd into the drive as it asked and went thru some install process.




Heres what I think I have done.
I dont know

I am using the terminal program, is this the only way to run these processes? anything easier?

If someone can walk me thru an install of anykind, I can get an idea of how the process works. I have looked online and there is discussion of compilers and other programs.

I am getting used to the new terms and trying to keep things straight.

Thanks in advance and hopefully I can figure this out with your help

Noid Wilson
Tampa
 
Old 07-29-2005, 08:40 PM   #2
ingvildr
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2005
Location: England, South East
Distribution: Fedora
Posts: 358

Rep: Reputation: 30
You could try looking in System > Admin > Synaptic, and using that gui to search for your package its a lot easier.
 
Old 07-31-2005, 05:32 AM   #3
heema
Senior Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Egypt
Distribution: Arch
Posts: 1,528

Rep: Reputation: 47
first check out the ubuntuguide

http://ubuntuguide.org/
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Installing programs iAchilles Linux - Newbie 8 02-28-2005 05:38 AM
Installing Programs The Oate Mandriva 6 08-09-2004 06:41 PM
Installing programs rogk Linux - Newbie 17 04-08-2004 07:37 PM
installing programs OtisLinux Linux - Software 4 02-17-2004 03:46 PM
installing programs WCRONN Linux - Software 3 02-18-2003 02:25 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:33 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration