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I'm trying to install VLC which I downloaded as a tar.gz file. I can't figure out how to install this. I'm totally new to linux so forgive my ignorance but ...
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    Little Help With .gz Files


    I'm trying to install VLC which I downloaded as a tar.gz file. I can't figure out how to install this.

    I'm totally new to linux so forgive my ignorance but if someone could help out I would appreciate it very much.

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    HI !!

    right click on file and select 'Extract here'...
    you will get a Folder with same name as of file.... read README file in it and follow instructions....



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