How to install tar.gz tar.bz2 .deb .run .sh and .bin packages on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Backtrack, Kali Linux, Elementary OS & Pear Linux

1) tar.gz Package Installation Method :

Step 1 : These packages need some dependency packages while installing on the machine based on its build it. So, First install the necessary packages by

$ sudo apt-get install build-essential

Step 2 : Now, extract the tar.gz file by

$ sudo tar zxvf PackageName.tar.gz

Step 3 : Then move to extracted directory and run the following commands to install the package by

$ cd PackageName
$ sudo ./configure
$ sudo make
$ sudo make install

That’s all. you are done !

2) tar.bz2 Package Installation Method :

Step 1 : These packages need some dependency packages while installing on the machine based on its build it. So, First install the necessary packages by

$ sudo apt-get install build-essential

Step 2 : Now, extract the tar.bz2 file by

$ sudo tar jxvf PackageName.tar.bz2

Step 3 : Then move to extracted directory and run the following commands to install the package by

 $ cd PackageName
 $ sudo ./configure
 $ sudo make
 $ sudo make install

That’s all. you are done !

3) .deb Package Installation Method :

Step 1 : Simply run this command to install the package. Because, it is a common format for ubuntu based distros.

$ sudo dpkg -i PackageName.deb

To uninstall the package, run the following command to do it.

$ sudo dpkg -r PackageName.deb

or you can use Software center on Ubuntu to do it.

4) .run .sh and .bin Packages Installation Method :

Step 1 : First change the packages to execution mode. So, simply change File access mode using chmod command by

For .run Pacakges ==>

$ chmod +x PackageName.run

For .sh packages ==>

$ chmod +x PackageName.sh

For .bin packages ==>

$ chmod +x PackageName.bin

Step 2 : After changing to execution mode, simply run it by

For .run Pacakges ==>

$ sudo ./PackageName.run

For .sh packages ==>

$ sudo ./PackageName.sh

For .bin packages ==>

$ sudo ./PackageName.bin

That’s all. Enjoy !!!

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