Monday, March 11, 2013

How To Install tar File in Linux

How to install a .tar.gz (or .tar.bz2) file

When i started linux it was very difficult to me to install a software,but in windows we can easy to install a software using .exe file but in linux every thing is command to install a software in Terminal,Today i am sharing How To Install tar File in Linux. I hope it will help for Linux beginners to install a software

 Step 1: First We Extract a file tar.gz through command line in Terminal

tar -xvzf PACKAGENAME.tar.gz
tar -xvjf PACKAGENAME.tar.bz2


Right Click the Package and there will option called Extract Here and Click to extract the file in the Folder

Now Package File has Extracted here and we are going to install to software 

Step 2: Installing Software Through Command in Linux
# cd path_to_extracted_directory

and if it extracted folder contains configure and make file use 

 Make Install

How To Install tar File in Linux

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