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Old 10-22-2010, 04:55 AM   #1
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Please i want to find out the difference between installing software straight from source and from an RPM. Thanks
 
Old 10-22-2010, 05:10 AM   #2
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Check them out :
http://www.tuxfiles.org/linuxhelp/softinstall.html
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http://www.linux.org/docs/ldp/howto/...WTO/index.html
 
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Old 10-22-2010, 10:30 AM   #3
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Hi,

Welcome to LQ!

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Please i want to find out the difference between installing software straight from source and from an RPM. Thanks

So you've shown us your need! What's your deed?

We will aid you when you help yourself to a solution. Provide us with what you have attempted and then maybe someone will be able to assist.
I do suggest that you look at 'How to Ask Questions the Smart Way' so in the future your queries provide information that will aid us in diagnosis of the problem.

Or get the solution yourself from
these links to aid you to gaining some understanding;
Linux Documentation Project
Rute Tutorial & Exposition
Linux Command Guide
Utimate Linux Newbie Guide
LinuxSelfHelp
Getting Started with Linux
Bash Beginners Guide
Bash Reference Manual
Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
Linux Home Networking


The above links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links'. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
 
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Old 10-22-2010, 11:57 AM   #4
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Please i want to find out the difference between installing software straight from source and from an RPM. Thanks
Hi Wocha
 
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Old 10-22-2010, 11:57 AM   #5
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Linux can be live installer.Meaning if you have an OS like XP you can run the software using their live cd like Ubuntu.

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Old 10-22-2010, 01:04 PM   #6
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Linux can be live installer.Meaning if you have an OS like XP you can run the software using their live cd like Ubuntu.


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Old 10-23-2010, 05:22 AM   #7
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Thanks everybody for been helpful, I found the info you gave quite helpful.Thanks once again.
 
  


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