Christopher Juckins

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Unzip, Untar, Compile from Source

download the .tar.gz file in the destination directory
navigate to directory, gunzip <package name>
tar –xvf <package name>
cd to newly created directory
[here you need to check README.txt for specific instructions, what follows are general instructions]

./configure --prefix=/usr/local
make test (sometimes this is optional)
make install
unzip_untar_a_file_and_compile_code.txt · Last modified: 2008/01/30 21:32 by juckins