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I was just wondering as I'm a noob, why there is 3 download files for AVG anti-virus, but there is also 2 downloads for ATi graphics drivers, one said (RPM) what's that? Is it something to do with source code?
Haven't looked at AVG or ATI, but in general when you download stuff from an internet site, you'll typically get one of three formats: DEB (debian based distros like debian and ubuntu), RPM (Red Hat based distros like Fedora, Mandriva, etc) or tar.gz (source code).
DEBS and RPMS are binary files that you just install with your package manager (dpkg in Debian and rpm in RH).
Source packages you of course have to compile.
Generally it's better to download binaries from a repository (collection of binaries) since most package managers will handle the dependencies for you.
http://www.rpm.org/ - explains what it is,
although i found "We're relaunching rpm.org, with a new direction for future development of RPM. RPM should not be the province of one company, or a small set of developers. It needs to be developed in an open community, consumed and contributed to by many companies, users, distributions, and developers."
That interesting, i guess they want to move away from the association with redhat.
You have to download one of the rpm packages, and manually install it. It's not that hard:
Go to root directory and do this as root:
rpm2cpio /path/to/file.rpm | cpio -dim
There might be some messed up directory permissions you'll have to fix them. By default no one but root can look in /opt/grisoft directory and also in /usr/lib/menu.
chmod go+rx /opt/grisoft /usr/lib/menu
Then you'll have to add a menu item for /opt/grisoft/avggui/bin/avggui