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carlgulliver100 02-15-2004 05:52 AM

installing .tgz files
 
Hi im new to Linux, can you please tell me how to install .tgz files on Red Hat 9. Thanks in advance

Andrew Benton 02-15-2004 06:22 AM

cd /folder/with/the/.tgz/in # eg /home/username
tar xzf file.tgz
cd file
./configure --(options)
make
su
password
make install

carlgulliver100 02-15-2004 08:40 AM

Thanks mate, do i have to put the following?

./configure --(options)
make
su
password
make install

Thanks in advance

Andrew Benton 02-15-2004 09:56 AM

Well, cd into the folder first and change --(options) for whatever you want. To find what options are available run ./configure --help first and read. Usually it works if you just use plain old ./configure

carlgulliver100 02-15-2004 10:18 AM

ok :D


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