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Today, I downloaded Thunderbird to Desktop and untar it. However, I have learned that untarring is enough and I can use the software. The thing stick to my mind is for example in Windows, when you click the setup file, it asks you where to install the software. So, is there any folder that we can address for the setups or which folder should I prefer to install?
Suse has a tool called Yast to help you set up software, configure the system, etc. I would strongly suggest that you use it for installing software. The reason for this is that you will end up with a mix of source and binary installs and the rpm database will not be aware of the source installs which will cause you problems further down the line when something you try to install using Yast depends on software that you installed from source and can't find it.
Thank you very much for the reply. Do I have to double click to run the install file associated with Yast or I have to open Yast and drag the file into it? Because, whenever, I double click on an installation file, I always face with an error dialog.
Recently, my Mozilla disappeared and became Sea Monkey.
This is because SeaMonkey essentially is Mozilla - Mozilla Suite was officially discontinued by Mozilla, but is continued in a community project called SeaMonkey. So the update to SeaMonkey was a good thing.