LinuxQuestions.org
Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 02-08-2004, 06:42 PM   #1
Linux~Powered
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2004
Location: /lost+found
Distribution: Slack`er-current
Posts: 845

Rep: Reputation: 33
Installing software


I downloaded gkrellm-2.1.25 to monitor my computer, but i am lost on how to install it. The site doesn't have a how to so i'll try my luck here. I unzipped the package and now i have 3 directories... usr, install, and etc. How would i go about installing this package?
 
Old 02-08-2004, 06:48 PM   #2
DrOzz
Senior Member
 
Registered: May 2003
Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Distribution: slackware
Posts: 4,185

Rep: Reputation: 59
well that sounds like you got the .tgz file built for slackware, and if your info on the left is correct then you will log in as root and type :
installpkg filename.tgz

if thats not the case, then untar the file and look at either (or both) the README and/or INSTALL file ...
typically it is :
./configure
make
su -c "make install"
 
Old 02-08-2004, 06:51 PM   #3
synaptical
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jun 2003
Distribution: Mint 13/15, CentOS 6.4
Posts: 2,020

Rep: Reputation: 47
do yourself a favor and get something like swaret or slapt-get. then installing a lot of things is as simple as:

# swaret --install gkrellm

 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
installing software ceborame Linux - Newbie 3 08-07-2005 02:00 PM
Installing software NomadABC Linux - Software 5 12-24-2004 02:14 PM
installing software spiky001 Linux - Software 5 09-11-2004 09:58 PM
Installing software sharpie Slackware 3 03-12-2004 01:16 AM
Question on installing software and starting software rootlinux Linux - Newbie 5 01-19-2002 11:40 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:59 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration