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  1. #11
    Linux Engineer
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    Sep 2003
    Knoxhell, TN

    download the source tarball (should end with .tar.gz .tar.bz2 .tgz or .tbz2)
    unpack it with
    tar xzvf <filename>
    for a tar.gz or .tgz..
    tar xjvf <filename>
    for a .tar.bz2 or .tbz2

    read INSTALL and README files that came with the source. the instructions for compiling/installing will be in the file INSTALL. most of the time all you'll have to do is:
    ./configure && make
    make install
    Their code will be beautiful, even if their desks are buried in 3 feet of crap. - esr

  2. #12

    Thanks everyone!

    I appreciate the help. Thanks
    Trying this tonight.

    PS. love this forum, glad I found it

  3. #13


    Just to follow up, I compiled and installed and created the script as was posted, everything works fine, exactly what I needed.

    John Jasper

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