How to install tar.gz file on ubuntu

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chandeno Posts 6 Registration date Monday June 1, 2009 Status Member Last seen June 12, 2009 - Jun 11, 2009 at 09:19 PM
 papilonaa - Dec 23, 2012 at 06:53 AM
Hello,
can any one help me.. I had download file that have extension tar.gz. I extra it already but I don't know how to install it. can tell step by step?coz i'm new in ubuntu
thank
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unzip the the file using

$tar -zxvf program.tar.gz
$tar -zjvf program.tar.bz2

change directory into unzipped folder

ie..

cd /download/program/

./configure

make


and the get into root

ie..

sudo su (for suse su is enough)

and enter your password..

make install

your are done.... cheers...
i have the same problem I dont know where to unzip and what to do after those explanation upwards are so un clear I dont understand none sorry!
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