hi hw to install the 3rd party software on linux

Discussion in 'Linux Networking' started by ksravi29, Mar 5, 2007.

  1. ksravi29

    ksravi29 Guest

    helo guys


    i am new to linux OS pls guide me how to install a 3rd party
    software and how to configrue

    and how to run the application pls guide me

    for example any packages , tar file and gz files

    pls

    thanks

    ravi

    its very urgent


     
    ksravi29, Mar 5, 2007
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    David M Guest

    man tar
    man gunzip

    http://tldp.org
     
    David M, Mar 5, 2007
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    ray Guest

    1) do a search in your package manager to see if it's there - that's the
    best and easiest way.

    2) if not included, then download. If it is a tar.gz file then put it
    somewhere (I like /opt/whatevertheappis) and then do tar 'xzvf
    nameoftargzfile' then go down one directory and start reading.
     
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