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openworld
September 24th, 2008, 04:51 PM
how to install programs downloaded from net , such as dc++ or adobe flash player

SunnyRabbiera
September 24th, 2008, 04:54 PM
Typically you do not install applications from the net like you do on windows.
The software repositories should have most of what you need.
If you need flash use this:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Medibuntu

after you set up medibuntu use synaptic to install flash.
synaptic is easy enough to figure out but if you need help just ask :D

DrMega
September 24th, 2008, 04:56 PM
A really good starting point, covering all kinds of stuff you'll find useful as you learn the ropes, can be found here:

http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/

SunnyRabbiera
September 24th, 2008, 04:58 PM
for DC++ I would suggest installing linuxdcpp, I have no idea if it has a GUI or anything but its worth a shot.

openworld
September 24th, 2008, 05:00 PM
actually i want dc++ running on my sys , can u jus temme the steps , i m using my college repository and it doesn't have dc ++

SunnyRabbiera
September 24th, 2008, 05:03 PM
actually i want dc++ running on my sys , can u jus temme the steps , i m using my college repository and it doesn't have dc ++

your system doesnt have the default repositories?
How do you have your system set up?
and do you get by when I say repository?

openworld
September 24th, 2008, 05:04 PM
hey buddy , i didn't know that dc++ is there with the name linuxdcpp , i got it in repo itself .... thanx a lot
i really want to learn ubuntu but can't figure out things goin on rite now

finer recliner
September 24th, 2008, 05:05 PM
an alternative to linuxdcpp is valknut (does the same thing).

if you need to build an application from source (not installing from a repository), see here:
http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/installingsoftware#lastresorts

SunnyRabbiera
September 24th, 2008, 05:08 PM
hey buddy , i didn't know that dc++ is there with the name linuxdcpp , i got it in repo itself .... thanx a lot
i really want to learn ubuntu but can't figure out things goin on rite now

well all you have to do is ask.
If you are unsure feel free to ask us questions.
as for linuxdcpp, from the information I have that is the linux client of DC++ but how it works I have no idea.
Its just a matter of installing it and giving it a shot.

openworld
September 24th, 2008, 05:14 PM
i know how dc ++ works , i jus don know how linux works :)

SunnyRabbiera
September 24th, 2008, 05:17 PM
i know how dc ++ works , i jus don know how linux works :)

well we are here to help.
Lucky for you Ubuntu is one of the easiest distros to work with, Ubuntu is great for beginners who have interest in linux.
Perhaps it is not the best to start off from for some (for true beginners I would suggest Mepis or Mandriva or Mint my 3 M's) but its getting there :D