These installers are provided in either
.rpm, .tar.gz, or
.exe. For setting up the program just run the executable files or uncompress the
.tar.gz ones. In general, these installers set up the default features but in some cases after installation we need to define the working path of the program for the system.
An RPM file is a self-installing program that can be run from the command line. For example in order to install the
ImageMagick-6.2.3-5.i386.rpm file on a Fedora platform just type the following command:
rpm -Uvh ImageMagick-6.2.3-5.i386.rpm
.tar.gz file is a little tricky. We have to determine the target path first. Then using a suitable ...