can i install a non-.deb program?
derek at pointerstop.ca
Wed Dec 31 18:55:48 UTC 2008
Koh Choon Lin wrote:
>>> Are you referring to this?
>> yes, that's the one. i'll take a peek in the archive and see if there is
>> any documentation.
> They are in .tgz format so I suppose they are likely to be binary or
> packaged for Slackware.
Not particularly likely. That's what's known as a "tarball", and is the way
_source_ software is usually distributed. You unzip, enter the top level
directory, and do "./configure; make; sudo make install"
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