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Old 09-03-2003, 11:25 AM   #1
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Ok i downloaded it. /need/help!

Ok, MPlayer-1.0pre1.tar.bz2 is on my desktop. What do i do with this thing?! Also, I'm running mandrake 9.0 and was wondering where i could find answers to my questions for myself instead of constantly bugging everyone on these forums. I just got linux and i just want to know what are the steps for installation of things! Do i use konsole? thanks for your time.
Old 09-03-2003, 11:32 AM   #2
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# Guides to software management
LNAG - How do I install a program I downloaded from the Internet?
Rute Guide's software explanation
You might want to check out CheckInstall to manage source code installations/uninstallation
Old 09-03-2003, 12:36 PM   #3
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The site owner jeremy has written a nice article on it

If you have any further questions we will be glad to answer them. You're not bugging anyone. That's the purpose of the forums


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