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Old 05-03-2011, 09:59 AM   #1
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Lightbulb How to install, by using make file


Hey I'm new to linux, and I wanted to install ms-sys, but I have never used make file before, And I dont know how to execute them. Is there some program I must use to install new programs?

I need to make a bootable windows advice from usb.
 
Old 05-03-2011, 10:18 AM   #2
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Hey I'm new to linux, and I wanted to install ms-sys, but I have never used make file before, And I dont know how to execute them. Is there some program I must use to install new programs?

I need to make a bootable windows advice from usb.
Did you unpack it?

Just cd to its location an type:
make
Next, become root (type su or use sudo) and type:
make install (or sudo make install on a default ubuntu system).

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Old 05-03-2011, 10:24 PM   #3
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I think your talking about installing tar.gz files. The make files in them don't always work and sometimes there is more that needs to be done in order to install a tar.gz. However, your right, sometimes all you have to do is run the make file. If this is for Ubuntu the following command can be cut and paste into the terminal to install everything that is needed for tar.gz files:

sudo apt-get install dh-make xutils xorg-dev cmake build-essential checkinstall

After this you can install one which only needs a make file ran by opening the terminal and changing the directory to the directory which has the make file. For instance, if there was a file on your desktop called Mario Brothers, you would cd into that directory by typing:

cd '/home/zach/Desktop/Mario Brothers'

However substituting your own user name for "zach." Then you would enter the following into the terminal to execute the make file:

sudo make

For more in depth help on how to install tar.gz you can watch many videos on it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1WpFBLTRD8
 
Old 05-03-2011, 10:36 PM   #4
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ms-sys should be in the repos. i see you're using Ubuntu so "sudo apt-get install ms-sys"
 
Old 05-03-2011, 11:15 PM   #5
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ms-sys should be in the repos
It seems to be available for Ubuntu Dapper only
http://packages.ubuntu.com/dapper/ms-sys
 
Old 05-04-2011, 06:08 AM   #6
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thanks!

Thats it! all i wanted to know is what program do u use. And when u mention its called the terminal, Then i know where to prompt the command lines. Thanks, I think this is so commond and basic to linux users, but i've never heard it mentioned before lol!
 
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Thats it! all i wanted to know is what program do u use. And when u mention its called the terminal, Then i know where to prompt the command lines. Thanks, I think this is so commond and basic to linux users, but i've never heard it mentioned before lol!
If the issue is solved, mark the thread as solved.

And if you want to learn the command line, here's a nice tutorial: http://linuxcommand.org/
 
  


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