How to install files that come from tar file?

Posted on 2013-06-24
Last Modified: 2013-06-25

I am new with Linux, so I know how to install applications in Fedora 18  using rpm files and yum command but in some cases there are applications that come in a .tar file, how should I install those applications?

Question by:dimensionav
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Mazdajai earned 500 total points
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You can extract the tar files with the tar command -

mkdir /tmp/test
tar -xvf abc.tar /tmp/test

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ID: 39272106
What I need to do in order to start installation after extracting the files?

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ID: 39272135
sorry is ./configure
make install


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