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Re: [SLUG] First time installing application.
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] First time installing application.
- From: john gibbons <johngibbons@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 09:29:47 +1000
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Thanks James and Simon, it is up and running.
The application is called 'cMap', a freebie from 'cmap.ihmc.us'. It is
an improvement on the Mind Map way of developing concepts. I gave it a
trial run and prefer it to the way Mind Map works.
And that triggers a thought - perhaps it might be a useful way of
showing Linux converts like me a clearer way of following and
understanding the purposes and links of the multiple textual commands of
Linux. The GUIs are becoming clearer and easier to use by beginners but
the textual stuff is still offputting and confusing.
James Polley wrote:
>On 8/29/05, Simon Males <sime@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>chmod +x Desktop/filename.bin <enter>
>>Then it will install.
>Depending on what this needs to do to install, you may have to run
>this as root (using sudo or su). Of course, running it as root means
>it can do whatever it wants to do, so be careful.
>Out of curiosity, what is it that you're installing? Unless it's
>something really bizarre, it probably already has a debian package
>(.dpkg) version which will install simpler and cleaner.. and if not,
>compiling from source will probably give you a better result than
>installing precompiled binaries (although not neccessarily)
>Oh, and that sms you got tonight? that was from me, you galoot :p See