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