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Old 12-03-2002, 04:38 AM   #1
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Steps installing Tar.gz


Please,can you give me a clue on how to use the commands :
-make
-make install..
in order to compile a program?
That's all? Now I can execute it under kde? thanks
 
Old 12-03-2002, 04:45 AM   #2
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you open a terminal and change to the directory that you want to un[pack the fiel ni, normally /usr/src. then unpack it iwth "tar zxvf /path/to/file.tar.gz" then cd to the directory that created, then "./configure" then "make" then "make install" should be all you need.

i suggest having a look on the net for some newbie howto's for questions as trivial as this. it'll save you a lot of time.
 
Old 12-03-2002, 04:48 AM   #3
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Also there is usually an INSTALL file contained in most such packages (if not install information is contained in the README). This file usually give a step by instruction on how to install what was in the package.
 
Old 12-03-2002, 02:40 PM   #4
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Try one of the links in my sig, or head over to www.linux.org and take their tutorial. That tutorial tought me a TON.

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