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Old 01-01-2004, 08:36 PM   #1
iamstinke
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need software installation HowTo/Tutorial


anyone know of any howto/tutorial on the linux installation proccess of programs. im just beginning to understand it. thanks!
 
Old 01-01-2004, 09:02 PM   #2
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The official Linux documentation.
http://doc.mandrakelinux.com/Mandrak..._Startup.html/

The main page is at... http://www.mandrakelinux.com/en/fdoc.php3

There are 3 tutorials... Quicker Starter, Startup and command line. They are under the heading of 'latest guides' at the top of the page. The first one guides you through the installation. The second shows how to operate all the differant types of applications and functions. The third one trains you in using terminals.

Skim through it at first. Then slow down and go through it step by step. This is the one evryone should start with.
 
Old 01-01-2004, 09:02 PM   #3
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Sure thing mate!

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=45094

Wrotten by one of our mods, master trick That would put you on the tracks

Regards!
 
Old 01-01-2004, 09:02 PM   #4
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The process installation depends on what you're trying to install. If you are trying to install binary packages (ie files that end in .rpm, .deb, .tgz), your distribution should provide documentation. Check on their website. If you are compiling software from source, the installation method will depend on what the software is. You can install most software by typing:

cd /path/to/source/code
./configure
make
su -c "make install"

However, it is always a good idea to read the README file included with the software in case the commands are different. Often the software includes a file called INSTALL which has installation instructions.
 
  


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