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Old 05-06-2008, 08:43 PM   #1
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Angry I have no clue on how to put alien package into synaptic. I have an eee pc

I donīt know anything about computers and I am new to Linux as I usually use Windows. I want to download Sopcast. I now know that I need alien but I donīt know how to use synaptic at all. If someone can baby me and step me through from how to get to it to the final step. Also, when I try to install updates, it says updates failed on the terminal.
Old 05-06-2008, 08:54 PM   #2
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Go to, download alien. Double click on the file. Gdebi should come up and start to install it.
Old 05-07-2008, 04:56 PM   #3
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But where do I save it? I cannot find the file where I saved it.
Old 05-07-2008, 05:38 PM   #4
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I need more information on how to install it. I have no clue at all. Not even how to open a synaptic window.
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I haven't got one of those but if Google is any good, this should get you going:


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