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Old 01-19-2004, 06:26 PM   #1
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Installing From a tarball in Fedora Linux

I have this program I got the tar file for the other day qsstv.. I used 'tar -zxzf qsstv-5.2d.tar.gz' now I have a folder in my Home Directory called qsstv-5-2d.. I know this sounds stupid, but I am not sure what to do next and I was hoping there was someone on here that could help me...
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"I am not sure what to do next"

There will be a file called README or INSTALL in qsstv-5-2d which will give you instructions on how to install the package. In most cases the instructions are to become root, cd to qsstv-5-2d and then issue these commands:

make install

Be prepared. Create a LifeBoat CD.

Steve Stites

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Old 01-20-2004, 07:46 AM   #3
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Thank you... when I get home from school I shall try that...


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