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Hi, I just recently downloaded nedit and some other files and they are all binary installations. A bunch of files zipped up together. I know i could get self installing ...
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    Binary installation? Help Plz


    Hi,

    I just recently downloaded nedit and some other files and they are all binary installations. A bunch of files zipped up together. I know i could get self installing but i want to learn how to do it this way as well.
    how do i get those installed?

    Thanx
    PS
    i got Mandrake 10.1

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    First, become root.

    Code:
    su
    Then, unzip the files

    Code:
    gunzip filenname.zip
    This should create a new directory. Change to the newly created directory

    Code:
    cd filename
    Execute the binaries

    Code:
    ./binaryfilename.bin
    Hope that helps!
    Jeremy
    Registered Linux user #346571
    "All The Dude ever wanted was his rug back" - The Dude

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