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Old 09-27-2003, 05:07 PM   #1
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REALLY newbie question(simple to respond...)


sorry for the stupid question, but i'd like to know where to install apps. i know i can install them almost everywhere, but i'd like them to be all in one place...is that usr/share? or usr/share/apps?
please, let me now, i'm about to tar/install firebird...
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Old 09-27-2003, 06:30 PM   #2
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If you are using mandrake, just download the RPM and it will install in the correct directory
 
Old 09-27-2003, 06:51 PM   #3
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i know that, what i don't know is what "current" directory is The right directory for programs? i don't won't to end installing apps to /boot dir...
 
Old 09-27-2003, 06:58 PM   #4
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in mandrake the apps from RPM are installed in /usr and the apps installed from source are installed in the /usr/local directory if thats what you wanted to know
 
Old 09-27-2003, 07:02 PM   #5
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thanx
i'm going to install firebird in usr/share dir (that should do it)
 
Old 09-27-2003, 07:04 PM   #6
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are you installing Firebird from source
 
Old 09-27-2003, 07:14 PM   #7
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i'm not sure - i've downloaded MozillaFirebird-0.6.1-i686-pc-linux-gnu.tar.gz
 
Old 09-27-2003, 07:22 PM   #8
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thats installing from source. If you are new to linux I recomend you install an RPM
 
  


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