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Old 02-17-2006, 06:23 PM   #1
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can i delete install files?

I downloaded a .tar.gz file, installed the program, and it works. do i have to keep the extracted files from the original .tar.gz file?
Old 02-17-2006, 06:52 PM   #2
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extracted files u can delete. but maybe in the future u wiil have to uninstall this program. extracted files will help u to uninstall this program. search "uninstalling program from sources tar.gz" here or on

tar.gz u can delete
Old 02-17-2006, 07:03 PM   #3
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if its something you might need to recompile like mplayer(for new codecs), you might want to hang on to the src.



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