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trying to install opera tar.gz file, am sort of comfused about one part, and stumped at the 3 rd step. this is what i have completed so far, and maybe some explanation from someone to help me. i got to get this down, a must for me-
step 1- change my current working directory to /usr/local:
question-what was the working directory?
step 2.-decompress the tarball
tar -xvzf /home/ronss/Documents/opera-7.11-20030515.2-shared-qt/o386.tar.gz
result-successful-uzipped the files properly, understand whats happening
step 3- i have to fiqure how the new directory is called, then i cd into it
cd the _new_program_subdir
since some of the directories have long names, i use the great autocompletion option to save on typing-i just type the first few letters and then press <TAB>
CAN SOMEONE TELL MY EXACTLY WHAT TO DO IN THIS STEP?
got this for patchtech link found on this site, the next step woulld be configure, make , make install
Reading what you said, chances are the directory is called opera. So type "cd op", hit tab and see what that gets you.
Haven't tried Opera in a while, letme download it and see what happens to me.
Dang, you're installing the source? Probably, once you're in the directory, you're going to have to run the ./configure script, then run "make", followed by "make install"