Re: Manual Installs
From: Ed Hurst (me_at_privacy.net)
Date: Sat, 28 Aug 2004 07:29:08 -0500
> Being brand new to Linux in general I have some basic questions.
> Example situation:
> I always use the latest version of Thunderbird - I love the program.
> I've already noticed that the Suse rpm's aren't up to the latest
> version. So I went ahead bravely and downloaded the tar.gz (with a big
> breath) .. Anyway I have extracted it and everything works but my actual
> question is this:
> When I am installing programs in this way (ie manually) where is the
> best place to put them? Should I put them in my home directory or is
> there a more "default" place I should put them? eg. The equivalent of
> Win's Program Files.
The Mozilla group of applications usually default to /usr/local/ and
this is fine.
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