Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: HELP!!! Newb here!

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    1

    HELP!!! Newb here!

    I could really use some help figuring out linux. I installed Knoppix 6.4.3 on HD and I cant for the life of me figure out how to install teamviewer or google chrome. I had done it once before but I don't remember any of it. Any help would be appreciated. I'm completely clueless.

  2. #2
    Moderator Moderator
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Asheville, NC, USA
    Posts
    528
    There are a LOT of ways to do this kind of thing (many with "apt" in the name.) If you just want to get Chrome and start using it, the two options in bold below should do it. If you want to learn all about software installation, then you should begin by searching the web for more information on "apt-get" and "dpkg" - which will lead you to some other programs worth researching. Basic software installation is mostly done by newbs via Main menu->Preferences->Synaptic Package Manager (for which you would need some tutorial help to get set up - Google is your friend, again.)

    I installed Chrome on Knoppix 6.2.0, which I still use, but it took me a regular download of the .deb file (which is more straightforward , IMHO - just install it, no set up.) Search Google for "Chrome download" to go this route, choose which version you want (I like the developer version, as it allows more extensions to work), download the file, then install it via command line (which is accessed via the "monitor" icon on the toolbar), using either sudo gdebi [pkg-name].deb or one of the various other debian-specific software install commands (sudo dpkg -i [pkg-name].deb seems a likely candidate.)

    Cheers!
    Krishna

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Posts
    123
    or, to make other installation also a little more simple you could go to synaptics package manager and then search for "software-center" you'll get a new icon in the menu for it, open it and install what you like in a more newbie-friendly environment

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  


ATTO R608 8-Port 6Gb/s SAS RAID Controller picture

ATTO R608 8-Port 6Gb/s SAS RAID Controller

$33.99



DELL  4Y5H1 PERC H330 12GB SAS 6GB SATA PCI-E RAID CONTROLLER CARD picture

DELL 4Y5H1 PERC H330 12GB SAS 6GB SATA PCI-E RAID CONTROLLER CARD

$38.49



LSI 9305-16i SATA SAS 12Gbs RAID Controller PCIe 3.0 x8 IT-Mode 4* 8643 SATA picture

LSI 9305-16i SATA SAS 12Gbs RAID Controller PCIe 3.0 x8 IT-Mode 4* 8643 SATA

$229.99



Intel PCIe SSD AIC RAID Controller Card G97168-252 picture

Intel PCIe SSD AIC RAID Controller Card G97168-252

$44.55



Inspur LSI 9300-8i Raid Card 12Gbps HBA HDD Controller High Profile IT MODE picture

Inspur LSI 9300-8i Raid Card 12Gbps HBA HDD Controller High Profile IT MODE

$15.98



LSI MegaRAID 9361-8i 12Gb PCIe 8-Port SAS/SATA RAID 1Gb w/BBU/CacheVault/License picture

LSI MegaRAID 9361-8i 12Gb PCIe 8-Port SAS/SATA RAID 1Gb w/BBU/CacheVault/License

$39.95



ORICO Multi Bay RAID Hard Drive Enclosure USB 3.0/ Type-C For 2.5/3.5'' HDD SSDs picture

ORICO Multi Bay RAID Hard Drive Enclosure USB 3.0/ Type-C For 2.5/3.5'' HDD SSDs

$87.99



Dell EMC 092GD6 Broadcom 9305-16i LSI Quad Port 4 Port SAS RAID Controller picture

Dell EMC 092GD6 Broadcom 9305-16i LSI Quad Port 4 Port SAS RAID Controller

$124.99



4 Bay RAID External Hard Drive Enclosure for 2.5/3.5

4 Bay RAID External Hard Drive Enclosure for 2.5/3.5" SATA HDD/SSD

$79.99



G TECHNOLOGY G RAID 0G04228 2-Bay Thunderbolt 2 RAID Array W/Power Supply picture

G TECHNOLOGY G RAID 0G04228 2-Bay Thunderbolt 2 RAID Array W/Power Supply

$99.99