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Old 01-24-2005, 09:11 PM   #1
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help installing any thing

hi im vary new to linux and i installed fedora 3 today and i downloaded sidecandy and gDesklets and i wanna know how to install it and get it to work but i dont know any thing about linux, could some one tell me how to get it to work?
Old 01-25-2005, 05:15 AM   #2
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What kinda of file extension do the files have. All files have different methods of installing. If they are .tar.gz or tar.bz2 source files extract them using
tar -xzvf filename.tar.gz or
tar -xjvf filename.tar.bz2
and look for a INSTALL or README file and there should be documentation to install them.
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if you downloaded the .rpmīs use a packagemanager or the console with:
rpm -ihv paketname

(as root!) ;-)


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