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Posted on 08-04-2002 09:55 p.m. ET  reply

Original Poster: RJ=0D

RJ:=0D
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This would depend on the distro and there are still different ways to do =
it.=0D
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For example, under Debian one would use Apt-get.=0D
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For Redhat compatible distros one uses RPM's (Redhat Package Manager)=0D
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Personally I dload and compile the source code. Always the best way and l=
ess
trouble in the end.=0D
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If you can advise what particular Linux distribution you are using I susp=
ect
you'll get more detailed instructions.=0D
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No one can really help you until they know that.=0D
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Kindest Regards,=0D
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Donnchadh=0D
-------Original Message-------=0D
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From: support-forum@syrlug.org=0D
Date: Saturday, August 03, 2002 14:42:41=0D
To: support-forum@syrlug.org=0D
Subject: installing everyday applications=0D
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Date: Sat Aug 3 14:42:33 EDT 2002=0D
Name: RJ=0D
Subject: installing everyday applications =0D
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How does one install applications (not the linux OS) but everday
applications =0D
on linux? I would like to switch to linux but I need to be able to load =0D
applications to certian specified locations, can someone please help me?=0D
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