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openSUSE 11.1 Tutorials

Installing Source Files


Click the image above to watch the video tutorial.

Directions to install source files.

For instructions on installing the needed tools to compile applications from source please the list of software in the Installing Software Tutorial

A minimum of these files will be needed





Etract the files in your favorite file manager (konqueror or Dolphin) by right clicking and extracting or in a console run the command

tar -zxvf your-filename.tar.gz

Once you have the files extracted open your favorite file manager (konqueror or Dolphin) browse to the directory the files are in, have a look at the readme file or install file for specific directions to install the file you downloaded

Open a console, and run the commands



su (followed by root password)

make install

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