Install Directory

Matthew S-H mathbymath at
Sat Feb 26 22:20:04 UTC 2005

I'm sorry.  I accidentally deleted an e-mail from this list that was in 
reply to this that seemed to be very helpful.  There was a suggestion 
in it for which directort I might install in.  One of the suggestions 
was "/opt/".  What was the other?  *feels like a clutz*


On Feb 26, 2005, at 4:44 PM, Matthew S-H wrote:

> I was just wondering.  Where is a good place to install files that 
> install using a .bin file?  For example, I am currently installing 
> RealPlayer for Linux from "RealPlayer10GOLD.bin".
> It asks me:
> "Enter the complete path to the directory where you want RealPlayer to 
> be installed.  You must specify the full pathname of the directory and 
> have write privileges to the chosen directory.
> Directory:  [/home/user/RealPlayer]:    "
> What should I put?
> ~Matt
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