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How to install new softwares in Kubuntu 8.04 ?

Discussion in 'Linux and Unix' started by pottas, Oct 13, 2008.

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  1. pottas

    pottas Thread Starter

    Aug 20, 2008
    I recently dowloaded .tar.gz file and extracted with ark , but I am not understanding how to install that software ? I need your help !

    It have readme file but there is no installation procedure in that ! What to do ?

    Here is the readme file -

    Please explain me in easy way. Thanks !
  2. arochester


    Jan 17, 2007
  3. avisitor


    Jul 12, 2008
    Make sure you have build-essential installed:

    sudo apt-get install build-essential.

    Then make sure to satisfy all dependencies.

    CD to the source directory and type ./configure (not as root)

    then make (again not as root) then sudo make install
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