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Old 08-05-2010, 12:05 PM   #1
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how to install software in linux


sir i am new to linux i cant able to install software in linux .
so can any one tell me how to do this ....
 
Old 08-05-2010, 12:06 PM   #2
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Old 08-05-2010, 12:12 PM   #3
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sir i am new to linux i cant able to install software in linux .
so can any one tell me how to do this ....
That depends on which distro that you are using. If you are using an rpm based distro you can use rpm -ivh <filename>.rpm or if you have if you have a debian based system you can use dpkg -i <filename>.deb.

Now some linux distro's have a package manager. IE yum, or apt-get, pacman, emerge, and BSD's ports system.

I would check your distro's documentation.

If you downloaded a .tar.gz or tar.bz or tgz or tbz file then these would be source code files in which you would need to unzip them then decompress them and they will normally have instructions the useally end up in you doing the following
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./configure
make && make install
 
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pradiptart WTF
new to linux ?????

you created this account back in Sep. 2007 !!!!!!!!



i am beginning to think that ALL posts like this are bots and the users NEED TO BE BANNED and accounts deleted .
 
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Old 08-05-2010, 09:20 PM   #5
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pradiptart WTF
new to linux ?????

you created this account back in Sep. 2007 !!!!!!!!



i am beginning to think that ALL posts like this are bots and the users NEED TO BE BANNED and accounts deleted .
The person surely could be a member here on LQ for three years and be new to GNU/Linux. Look at the number of posts and post history. All the posts are within the last few weeks.

Not all the posts of this type are 'bots' but people that just don't have a background in GNU/Linux.

 
  


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