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Re: [gNewSense-users] Installing Programs that are not in the Repos .

From: Jason Self
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Installing Programs that are not in the Repos .
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 07:16:36 -0700 (PDT)

> > Can i install programs that are not in the repos ? . How will I do
> > it . For instance the version of emacs that is available in the
> > default repos is emacs v22.1 , but after visiting the emacs's webpage
> > i found that version 23.1 was out . So is there a way for me to
> > install this (emacs v23.1) in my comp running gNewSense 2.3 .  
> Of course, you can use or a .deb package or compiling the source code
> of the program that you want install. If you search on
> Google "How to install tar.gz or files" you can found how do it.

In addition, I believe that the upcoming version of gNewSense (version 3.0, 
code-named metad, based on Debian Squeeze) already has that version of Emacs in 
the repository, assuming that you feel up to running gNS 3.)

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