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Old 12-26-2005, 10:57 AM   #1
jandevinder
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installing programs


I have installed mandriva 2006 and i want to install firefox and openoffice 2.0. I downloaded the two files but now i wonder how to install them
I have a OOo_2.0.1_LinuxIntel_install.tar.gz and firefox-1.5.tar.gz file.
I tried some help functions for my problem but i don't understand them, could you guys help me plz

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Old 12-26-2005, 11:09 AM   #2
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For Firefox, all you need to do is extract it to wherever you want and then run the executable. Open up a terminal and

$ cd /path/to/file/location (obviously replace "/path/to/file/location" with the actual path to the directory to which the file was downloaded..)
$ tar zxvf firefox-1.5.tar.gz
$ cd firefox
$ firefox

This could have been found on Mozilla's site: http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/relea...5.html#install

For OpenOffice.org, read this.
 
  


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