February 5, 2011

How to install from a CD

I am new to Linux...
This question is so basic... assumed it is common knowledge.
I am reading books and tutorials and cannot find the answer
But I am trying for the last 6 hours

I am trying to install some software from a CD,
Obviously my syntax is total nonsense, I tried all sorts of variations.
The file install_tools is a script file

root@dan-HP-Vectra:/home/dan# apt-get install /media/EmbeddedLinux/install_tools
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package /media/EmbeddedLinux

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