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Well I've recently replaced xp-pro with ubuntu(5.10) on one of my computers and It has been great, however I need some help installing f@h on ubuntu. I'm a complete newbian on linux. I haven't been able to find any step by step instructions.

I've downloaded f@h console linux version and have it saved in its own folder under home folder.
Thanks.
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hmm.... is it a .deb package..or a tar package? if its a .deb...you would type this I believe
Sudo dpkg -i ~/name of package here
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All you need to do is:

Type chmod +x FAH5-Linux.exe

then type ./FAH5-Linux.exe

That launches the program. There is no "installation" required.

If it doesn't work, use the sudo command
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Check my post bit, for the FAQ on it. I had the same problem when I migrated my laptop to Linux. It's step by step and should be very easy to follow. If you have any improvements I could make to it please let me know.
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Thanks, I'll try when I get home. I'm assuming that I would be typing this in terminal. And the version of F@H is FAH504-Linux.exe



****Edit

Thanks Chim3ra, I posted this after I saw Slow'puter's post. But I found your faq and I appreciate the help, I will do it when I get home, yippie.
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Ok, just let us know if you need anymore help with it.
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What is the root command?


Edit***Got it thanks woo hoo folding again yippie
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