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GNU Source Installer eases Unix source installations

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GNU Source Installer shows all commands it executes in the background, and comments them, so a new user can begin to notice patterns during installation, and eventually gain more knowledge of and confidence in the Unix commands in general.

Let us now follow the process of a new user who tries to run a program, only to discover he needs the latest SDL_image library. (This is just an arbitrary example.) He downloads the source package SDL_image-1.2.4.tar.gz and runs the GNU Source Installer. From the main window he chooses the Add button and browses for his SDL_image-1.2.4.tar.gz package, then confirms it with an OK.
 read more | mail this link | score:4561 | -Ray, July 14, 2005
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