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Sunday, June 9, 2013

How to install .tar.gz in ubuntu

For example you want to install vlc.tar.gz file in ubuntu then first you need to extract this .tar.gz file using the following command

$ tar -xvzf vlc.tar.gz

one folder will be created with name vlc, go to this folder  and now run these commands

$./configure
$make
$make install

if any dependency error message is shown then resolve that dependency and then run
$make
$make install