how do i install software?

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lateralus
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how do i install software?

Post by lateralus » Sun Jun 11, 2006 2:37 am

I installed gentoox and i downloaded the limewire setup for linux. I want to run it and the faq said just login as root and type "emerge" and then the software name. It does not tell you where you type that. and where am i supposed to have the setup file on a disk?

PLEASE HELP

drumstyx
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Post by drumstyx » Wed Jun 14, 2006 10:08 pm

well you dont need to download any installation packages for gentoo or gentoox, thanks to portage XD...just go to a console and type "emerge -s limewire" with out the quotes and it will search for limewire....then find the thing u need and type "emerge limewire" if thats the name of the package. then it will install nicely....my problem is i cant find the executable afterwards :-p...but im sure its not that hard
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