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I'm fresh out of the womb on this linux thing and don't know anything about it.
1. How do you access the command line? Is it the same thing as the terminal?
2. Do you have to build everything that you install and then re-configure the kernal?
3. How do you navigate to the right folder to run an installer file?
4. How do you know which folder is the right folder?
5. Is there anyone out there, or am I just waisting my time here?
If you look in my signature, you will see a link to my bookmarks. Follow it, I have bookmarked a number of sites with the basic info you need (especially the link to RUTE). Without trying to seem patronising, you should read up on some commands and how to use Linux. We have all gone through the "it's installed, now what" phase and reading up on Linux is an invaluable way to spend your time.
Originally posted by ram007 So how then do I type in the command to run an installer file
For instance... I've downloaded and unzipped the "flashplayer-installer"
I is in a folder named "installs", which is in a folder named "ram", which is in a folder named "home", which is in my "/" folder.
how do I type in the command so that Fedora knows where to look for the file "flashplayer-installer"?
OK, so you have this: /home/ram/installs/flashplayer-installer/
am I wright?
To install the flash-player-plugin you have to be root to make the changes system wide: su