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i recently installed GoogleEarth from a binary file located on my desktop. So all the files end up in my home folder. Is there a specific location where i should ...
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- 11-10-2006 #1
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- May 2006
Is there a specific location where i should keep the binary before installing the software.
Because when i look in var/cache/apt/archives its not got any file related to GoogleEarth.
Whats the best practice when downloading from the net?
I'm using Ubuntu Dapper
- 11-10-2006 #2
I have always liked to install programs like that (ones that aren't installed the normal ubuntu way) in /opt . However, there is no "right" place to install programs like that. Some like /usr/local/ There is really no reason why you couldn't keep it in your home folder for that mattter.Brilliant Mediocrity - Making Failure Look Good
- 11-13-2006 #3free/libre/open software for the people by the people
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