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Old 05-13-2006, 06:14 PM   #1
tylerjroach
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Please Help On Installation Instructions


I am new to linux and the one thing that is keeping me from switching is installing programs. I would like to have step by step instructions on how to install files in Linux. Windows is easy as can be on installations and I am having no luck in Linux. I am running Ubuntu 5.10.

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Old 05-13-2006, 06:33 PM   #2
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Applications can be installed from packages or from source code - it depends on personal preference and your distribution. Is there a problem with a particular application that you're having?
 
Old 05-13-2006, 06:37 PM   #3
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http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...ad.php?t=45094 should be of help
 
Old 05-13-2006, 06:51 PM   #4
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I would like to have step by step instructions on how to install files in Linux
Please tell an example of a program that you would like to install.

As mentioned, there are several ways to install programs. The default way to install a program on a desktop system is just a few mouse clicks.
 
  


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