Enabling a GUI for Software Installed from Tarballs?

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Enabling a GUI for Software Installed from Tarballs?

Postby dannytran1191 on Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:40 pm

How do I enable a GUI for software installed from a tar.gz archive?
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Re: Enabling a GUI for Software Installed from Tarballs?

Postby passerby on Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:19 pm

If the installed software has a GUI, all you should need to do is run the program.
Find the directory where it's installed and run the program.
It may be installed in the directory you extracted from the tarball, or perhaps in /usr/bin. Depends on the program.
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