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Old 03-23-2006, 05:43 PM   #1
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linux native downloads..


what are some good native linux download sites for apps,games ect...
 
Old 03-23-2006, 06:27 PM   #2
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Depends what you want for SuSE theres always the built in Yast and other packages for SuSE can be found at RPM find. Sources can be found allover, usually freshmeat and sourceforge list most of everthing, and google is always your friend here as well.

For kde theres also KDE Apps there probably something similar for GNOME as well.
 
Old 03-23-2006, 06:27 PM   #3
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Erm, if your using Suse 10.0 as your sig says... you already have like, 8 gigabytes of apps, games, screensavers, video players...
 
Old 03-23-2006, 06:42 PM   #4
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i kno that..im just lookin for varity and some dif stuff...
 
Old 03-23-2006, 07:07 PM   #5
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sourceforge is a great place to look, or your distros package manager (YAST).

www.kde-apps.org
http://www.gnomefiles.org/ are nice to browse through, find some interesting stuff. I'd get to know what you already have first, spend some time with all the apps in the menu or in /bin etc.
 
Old 03-23-2006, 07:22 PM   #6
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great links loved em..ill try to get a little spacific now..i see screenshots of really cool lookin desktops with like things like clock and news and stuff on the desktops..where do i download stuff like that..
 
Old 03-23-2006, 07:29 PM   #7
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there are several different ways to do it:

http://gdesklets.gnomedesktop.org/ - Gdesklets
http://adesklets.sourceforge.net/ - Adesklets
http://netdragon.sourceforge.net/ssuperkaramba.html - Superkaramba (my favourite)

These are the ones i know of. Transparent terminals also feature heavily in screenies, this can be achieved with:

http://www.afterstep.org/aterm.php - Aterm
http://konsole.kde.org/ - Konsole on KDE
 
Old 03-23-2006, 07:45 PM   #8
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http://netdragon.sourceforge.net/ssuperkaramba.html i went there..thats exactly what im lookin for thanks..but i duno how to install it(had linuux for 1 day.) i press open in firefox downloads..and just a text box opens asking saveas? cancel..i duno how to exacute it... :-(
 
Old 03-23-2006, 08:16 PM   #9
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You have to download the source and compile the source.
 
Old 03-23-2006, 08:38 PM   #10
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ok how do i do that :-(
 
Old 03-23-2006, 09:02 PM   #11
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Download the file (when it comes up with the windows, click download, not run)
After you do that, open a terminal, extract the tarball (run man tar to see a list of possible extensions). after you do that, run ./configure, after that's done, run make.. then (as root) run make install.
and you should be done.

Does your distro not have a package for it in it's repos?
 
  


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