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    Problem with a tar.bz2 file

    I am running ZenWalk 7.0 and have been trying without success to install gnome-games. I downloaded gnome-games-2.31.1.tar.bz2 and from the command line i navigated to the folder which contained the tar.bz2 file. I then typed: tar jxvf gnome-games.tar.bz2 and all went well. But when i then typed: ./configure gnome-games-2.31.1 the only output i got was "command unknown"? Could someone help please

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    Linux Guru reed9's Avatar
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    Feb 2009
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    You should default to using your package manager to install/remove software in linux. Gnome-games is definitely available in the Zenwalk software repositories.

    As for building from source, assuming the software has a configure script (not all do), it would just be
    The ./ part indicate that it's looking in the current directory for the command to run, rather than in usual PATH.

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    any update as to success of ./configure ?

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