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Old 12-22-2009, 10:13 AM   #16
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The Linux way of installing applications :

You have a ' Package Manager ' : "Add / Remove Software"

See it as a catalog with a selection of 15,000 packages :
Make a choice, click, and the package gets downloaded and
installed.

The command line tool for doing the install : 'yum'.

1) su
2) yum search <name> (or part of name)
2a) yum list available > available-packages.txt
... saves a text list in /home/"user-name"/
... with all available packages
4) yum install <package>
.....

Good luck .. .. ..
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Old 12-22-2009, 06:02 PM   #17
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Starting out is hard but I had to start somewhere ... Thanks!

The details on some of these threads are Really Helpful!
 
Old 12-22-2009, 06:06 PM   #18
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*Distro Update*

Switching to open Suse , ran the live CD from a friend. Awesome !

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Old 12-22-2009, 06:17 PM   #19
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Good luck with SUSE; it will use YaST instead of yum
 
  


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