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Offline And

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avast! linux home edition on ubuntu
« on: March 24, 2011, 06:33:01 PM »
Hello,
I have been fed up with the problems of the Windows operating system and turned to Linux Ubuntu 10.10.Which avast! Linux Home Edition version should I install on it(RPM,DEB or TAR GZ package)?

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Re: avast! linux home edition on ubuntu
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2011, 07:59:50 PM »
Why not try posting this in the avast linux forum?

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Re: avast! linux home edition on ubuntu
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2011, 08:07:00 PM »
Hello,
I have been fed up with the problems of the Windows operating system and turned to Linux Ubuntu 10.10.Which avast! Linux Home Edition version should I install on it(RPM,DEB or TAR GZ package)?
As Far As I know about Ubuntu Linux is that you should download .DEB filetype for ubuntu I think..
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Re: avast! linux home edition on ubuntu
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2011, 08:27:26 PM »
See: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=38389.msg321776#msg321776

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TGZ is a gzipped tar archive, with install script inside, should work on all x86 Linuxes, and doesn't pollute the packaging mechanisnm of a partocular distro at all.

DEB is a debian/ubuntu package, RPM is a redhat/fedora/mandrake package.
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Re: avast! linux home edition on ubuntu
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2011, 11:19:06 AM »
TGZ is a gzipped tar archive, with install script inside, should work on all x86 Linuxes, and doesn't pollute the packaging mechanisnm of a partocular distro at all.

OMG. The guy should get some grip of what package managers are used for. Installing stuff that PM is not aware of is bad, 'mkay?  ::)