Saturday, January 29, 2011

Installing softwares manually in Linux

You can download thousands of softwares to linux distributions. If it is a deb package it's easy ti install for even a kid. But unfortunately it's a tar file.. What would you do? Deleting it? No you have not to do it. Just follow following steps. Everything will be in happy...

1) cd (Name of the folder that contains your software)

2) ./configure

3) sudo make

4) sudo make install

5) sudo makecheck


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