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Old 01-11-2002, 03:25 PM   #1
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installing apps

hi, im a total linux newbie, and i need some help...
how do i install files that i downloaded in tar.gz format?
i downloaded an irc client and cant figure out how to install it
i look at the readme and in installation all it says if a few lines...
im lost....

btw, im using mandrake 8.1

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Old 01-11-2002, 03:30 PM   #2
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try this link from a previous post of mine.. its a good tutorial..
Old 01-11-2002, 03:53 PM   #3
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thanks, ill try that
also, another question...
i have the ftp server that comes with mandrake, its called something like uftpd or something...
and i figured it out and got it to work but i dont know how to add users and passwords to the access list
is there a file i have to edit?


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