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I ran across this very informative piece yesterday while trying to figure out how to install games/apps from a CD. It sure seems alot more complicated than you know who. None of the familar "Click here to install or uninstall" stuff. IMHO every Linux CD should come with a bottle of aspirin. Anyway..here is the link http://pingus.seul.org/~grumbel/tuto...dirs.html#toc1
everyone experiences a bit of culture shock when migrating from windows... linux is just now becoming a decent gaming platform. all i really play is quake 3... so i can't give too much advice... but trust me, you get used to the directory structure.