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Re: HELP - Third Party Apps

Subject: Re: HELP - Third Party Apps
From: Brian McKee
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 17:21:30 -0500
On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 5:11 PM, Bill Wright <pegasus@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I am running 8.04.2 LTS Desktop.
> I want to install a app compressed with TAR.
> I was successful in opening the file ....from there, I am at a loss.
> What CMDS do I enter in the terminal program to install the program.

That depends on what the heck it is :-)

Look for a file named 'README' or 'INSTALL' in the tar ball, or ask on
the mailing list/forum/support line of the software in question.  Or,
tell us what it is and where you got it from.

Brian

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