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Old 12-20-2003, 02:37 AM   #1
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How to install programs that i downloaded from internet???

I am totaly new to linux.

I installed Mandrake 9.2 and now can sombody tell me how to install software that i downloaded from internet.

Another one, I need some good sites where i can learn about linux and stuff like that.
Old 12-20-2003, 02:44 AM   #2
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Welcome to LQ.

The best place to start is with the search function at the top of this page and also google - there's a special linux section -

Installing software is covered on quite a few threads here. Do a search and if you have any specific problems post 'em here!

Old 12-20-2003, 03:47 AM   #3
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This briefly covers install file formats and how to install them:

any problems post here and im sure somebody will solve it
Old 12-21-2003, 11:53 PM   #4
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Thanks guys.


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