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I am thinking I need to buy a "linux for idiots" book because I am having an issue insalling almost everything... I just don't know how to do it if ...
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- 01-08-2007 #1
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- Jan 2007
Installation of programs
I am thinking I need to buy a "linux for idiots" book because I am having an issue insalling almost everything... I just don't know how to do it if its not in a .deb. What do I do with tar files after I unpack them? That is my real question.
wine is not the only one, I can't insall anytihing that is tar because i just dont know what to do with the files after I unpack them.... like moblock (peerguardian clone), or WINE... i unpack the files, then what? please help me out, i will be endebted to you
- 01-09-2007 #2Brilliant Mediocrity - Making Failure Look Good
- 01-10-2007 #3
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- Jun 2005
I am new to Mepis as well but I love the distro. Google how to use apt-get and Synaptic. Those are the installers if you don't compile from source. Another real cool one is called Automatix2.
Good luckLinux is numero uno! I have taken up Archery.