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    How to install .tar file?


    Hello,
    Could u please tell me how to install a .tar file in command mode?
    I am trying but unable to do.

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    forum.guy
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    Check this HowTo for installing .tar files and others:

    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/lin...are-linux.html
    oz

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    it its a simple file ending with a .tar extention the you can use this command
    cmd: tar -cvf newfilename sourcefile
    This will untar the source fiel as newfilename now you can cd into the newfilename( which is a directory )
    Only if I could understand the man pages
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    Linux Engineer valemon's Avatar
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    Check the link ozar has provided, "Compiling and Installing software from source" section. If you still got questions or problem, post back
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