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I downloaded the latest Samba ver burnt it to disc. How do I actually install these files into Mandrake 9.0.
Im wanting to run a small network etc, I thought it would be wise to get the latest ver of samba but I dont no how to install it.
YES its NEWBIE alert.
Sorry , I wasnt very clear, I downloaded it at work and stuck it on disk and took it home, Im trying to get my home network going. Currently my Mandrake 9.0 computer has No network or internet connection. Apart from I can ping my Xp computer.
So im sitting here with this Samba latest file(tar?) thinking how do i install this. I can just install the ver that comes with Mandrake 9.0, but I thought I would install the latest but im stuck.
in order to read cd u have to mount(let linux know) your cdrom
first see if your distro automount your cd
if you see files, it's mounted
let's copy the file to /tmp
$cp /mnt/cdrom/thetarfile /tmp
go to /tmp
unpack the tar file(like zip file)
$tar xvf(or xzvf) thetarfile
go to the directory that's created
$ ./configure && make
#(as root) make install
I read the manifest and it says cd into source , so i did then type ./configure . So i tried this but it didnt worjk came up with no such file or directory. So I had a look using Konquerer and inside source I dont see Configure file hmmmm. Still lost