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I downloaded a SQLite browser, but it's simply left as a package in my downloads. I've extracted it so now what do I do to install it as a program? New to ubuntu and linux, thanks. Using 12.04 lts

I realize this is a pretty basic question but I've looked through several other questions and haven't quite found the same thing answered.

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marked as duplicate by Uri Herrera, user68186, aquaherd, Kevin Bowen, Eric Carvalho Jun 19 '13 at 2:01

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are you familiar with the commands make, make install ./configure etc? –  Nickolas Jun 18 '13 at 19:01
As far as I can tell there are no files with tar bz2 or gz extensions. Does this mean it wasn't written for linux? –  user168316 Jun 18 '13 at 19:09
I just got one from the software center anyways. I'm new to this forum should I do something to 'close' this questoin? –  user168316 Jun 18 '13 at 19:14
@ChristophePrakash In what form did you download the package? If it's publicly available, post the URL. –  Gilles Jun 18 '13 at 19:25