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How to install programs in fedora linux

- you have to have the program in one of two forms of files either .tar.gz or .rpm.
- if you have the program in the rpm format you need to open a terminal window, then go to the file location, then type: rpm -ivh "file name"
- if your have the file in the compressed format .tar.gz, first of all you have to decompress them using: tar -xzvf "filename.tar.gz"
then go to the produced folder after decompressing, search for a text file named INSTALL, and follow the instructions..

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I downloaded a Linux program from the Internet to my download directory. How can I install it?


It depends on situation.
What is your operating system?

Windows:
No easy way exists to run Linux program in windows. Use VirtualBox or VMware virtual environment, download Linux OS, install virtual Linux machine and then install your downloaded program in Linux.
VirtualBox free download (virtual environment):
Welcome to VirtualBox org

Ubuntu Linux OS free download (virtual machine):
http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop

Your final installation set look:

Your downloaded program
Linux operating system - installed as virtual machine
Virtual environment
Windows OS
These components are installed on computer

Linux:
There exists more program packages types :
RPM package installation (Centos, RedHat, OpenSuse...)
rpm -ivh program_name.rpm

Debian package installation (Ubuntu, Debian...)
sudo dpkg -i program_name.deb
or
sudo apt get install program_name

General compressed file / installator
File extesion examples:
package_name.tgz
package_name.tar.gz:

Unpacking
tar -xvzf program_name.tgz

Installation of executable file :
./install.sh
(or another file from the package)

Jan 19, 2016 | Computers & Internet

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cannot open games that I installed


What kind of games? .exe .jar ? .tar.gz? If its on linux oped a jar with oracle and java runtime and exe open with wine windows program loader. If you are on windows open jar and tar.gz with winrar and open .exe by double clicking them. Hope i helped :)

Apr 05, 2013 | Big Fish Games Video Game Consoles & Games

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what may be the problem and solution when you are installing any application download and you are told that the jar files did not match?


The binary edition of Ant is shipped with 3 different compression formats:

  1. .zip - Recommended compression format for Windows, can also be used on other platforms. Supported by many programs and some operating systems natively.
  2. .tar.gz - Uses the tar program to gather files together, and gzip to compress and uncompress.
  3. .tar.bz2 - Uses the tar program to gather files together, and bzip2 to compress and uncompress..
Choose the format that is best supported for your platform.


F150 parts.

May 27, 2012 | Nokia Cell Phones

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i have a new canon mf4350d i need it to work with ubuntu


Download driver file Canon_UFRII_Linux_V1.90_EN.tar.gz from http://software.canon-europe.com/software/0035665.asp?model=

Unzip and extract the contents of the .tar.gz

You will find the following two files

cndrvcups-common-1.90-1.x86_64.rpm
cndrvcups-ufr2-uk-1.90-1.x86_64.rpm


Now open terminal and run the following commands

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install alien

Now in the terminal window, goto the directory containing the extracted files (cndrvcups-common-1.90-1.x86_64.rpm and cndrvcups-ufr2-uk-1.90-1.x86_64.rpm)
and enter the following command

sudo alien -k cndrvcups-common-1.90-1.x86_64.rpm
this will generate cndrvcups-common_1.90-1_amd64.deb

and

sudo alien -k cndrvcups-ufr2-uk-1.90-1.x86_64.rpm
and it generates cndrvcups-ufr2-uk-1.90-1.x86_64.deb

Now open the above files containing folder from file manager, choose the .deb files generated above, right click and choose install

and now goto System->Administration->Printing

Now choose "Add the Printer" and it will automatically detect and show the right driver. Install and enjoy printing.

Oct 02, 2010 | ValuSoft Ubuntu Linux for PC, Mac, Linux

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