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Hi im using backtrack 4 on vmware workstaion 7 and i wouldl like to install a packge (tar.gz) I have tried apt-get install *name of packge* I tried to go ...
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    Backtrack 4 program install


    Hi im using backtrack 4 on vmware workstaion 7 and i wouldl like to install a packge
    (tar.gz)
    I have tried apt-get install *name of packge*
    I tried to go by instructions in the text file in the packge that says :
    Extract
    ./configure
    make
    make install
    The config seems to work but the make command and make install command are not working plz help me .

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    Please give name of package file (xyzzy.tar.gz) and EXACTLY what commands you gave to extract, configure, and build the package (including what directories you cd'd into).

    Also, please post all output from these commands.
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!

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