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hello all. i'm still learning this linux thing and I did some research on how to install .tar.gz files. I did the first thing which was zypper in filename.tar.gz and ...
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    help wiht .tar.gz install


    hello all. i'm still learning this linux thing and I did some research on how to install .tar.gz files. I did the first thing which was zypper in filename.tar.gz and that returned no errors. but when i tryed to do ./configure, I got this error:
    ./configure
    bash: ./configure: No such file or directory


    so not sure where I went wrong. any suggestions?

    o I supposed I should tell you what im using suse 12.2 KDE and im trying to install proftpd

    thanks

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    Hello and Welcome!
    Try this, using either su or sudo as needed:
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    zypper install proftpd
    Typically, you'll want to use your package manager to install software. See here or here for some information on that.
    Jay

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