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    Answered by arochester
    8 months ago
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  • First you need to untar it- tar -xvf nameoftarball
    Then there is usually a README and/or INSTALL file included in tarball with some instructions for installing though the actual method of install can vary from linux distro to distro.
    If both files are there check the README file first.

    Answered by harv42
    8 months ago
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