I've tried to install a number of different programs from .tar.gz files, and every time I try the configure command, it fails. I have been following the README files to apply the command only when ...
I have downloaded node.js tarball from its website, and now I would like install the manpage that comes with it so that I can view it by typing: man nodejs How can I do this?
Is there an Ubuntu equivalent to the BSD Ports system? I realize that the Linux and Ubuntu culture tends to install new software from binaries, but having used BSD ports within both BSD and Mac OS X I ...