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Installing software on linux

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ive messed around with linux here and there, but i just recently installed it on one of my rigs. i chose kubuntu. i was wondering if somebody could help me on installing programs, this confuses the f*** out of me. i really have no idea what to do. does anybody know any good guides that tell you how to install stuff from tar.gz files?
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http://www.faqs.org/contrib/yal/page7faq.htm
http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/2072/proc11.htm
http://www.siliconvalleyccie.com/lin...m#_Toc91165219

Found those. Not sure if they will help at all.
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You would want to use an application like Synaptic or Kynaptic to install things in Ubuntu/Kubuntu.

What were you trying to install?
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i looked around and people seem to think Kpackage is better then Kynaptic. i cant find where to download it though and after i do ill probably need some help getting it to work
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