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next you ywould use tar to un-tar the resulting .tar file.
however, tar can automatically gunzip files.
tar -zxf file.tar.gz
tar -xjf file.tar.bz2
it seems you have downloaded source code, compiling programs yourself can be quite confuding to newbies, may i surgest installing using Yast, or a pre-compiled RPM . the packages will probably be on your suse install disks.
however if you do want to attempt to compile, the normal procedure is...
extract the source code
cd into the extracted source code
if any step fails, resolv the problem (probably a missing dependency)
run make clean. then try again.
Basic question, why did you download that file? Does Suse not have those packages in it's repository to install with it's own package manager? I would think the answer would be yes, but no idea why you downloaded the files like that.
Originally posted by Deeze Basic question, why did you download that file? Does Suse not have those packages in it's repository to install with it's own package manager? I would think the answer would be yes, but no idea why you downloaded the files like that.