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halobungie 08-13-2003 11:13 PM

Installing with terminal???
Do I have to install stuff with a terminal? How do I do it?

Mathieu 08-13-2003 11:19 PM

I don't understand :confused:
What do you want to install :Pengy:

halobungie 08-13-2003 11:21 PM


DrOzz 08-13-2003 11:22 PM

tarball or rpm file?

halobungie 08-13-2003 11:24 PM


2damncommon 08-13-2003 11:25 PM

If you are just asking about installing a program.
It can be done either from the command line or, usually, also from the GUI.
You don't list which distribution of Linux you are using. That would make a difference either way.

halobungie 08-13-2003 11:31 PM

Mandrake (Newest)

halobungie 08-13-2003 11:54 PM

When I double click on the "INSTALL" icon, I get one of those "what program do I use to open it" dialogs.

2damncommon 08-13-2003 11:54 PM

I'm pretty sure Mandrake has kppp as a default package.
Are you upgrading or something?
The "kppp-1.6.25.tar.bz2" sounds like a source code file, which is not what you want unless you mean to compile the program yourself. You probably want to find an RPM to install KPPP, if neeed.

DrOzz 08-14-2003 09:34 PM

....and that install file is a text file to tell you HOWTO install kppp not to actually install the program...and to go through the process you must:
tar -jxvf kpp-x-x.tar.bz2
"cd" into the extracted files directory
and then typically you will do:
su -c "make install"
type root password

so if this doesn't stand true, the INSTALL file will make the liar of me :D

FF103 08-23-2003 07:21 PM

KPPP is the default dialer for Mandrake 9.1,if its not already listed under the www menu,it's on your instalation CD's.Go to install software in Mandrake control Center and search KPPP and it will tell you what cd to use.

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