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Unformatted text preview: Homework 4: CS114 Unix Tools, Fall 2007 Due electronically (via CMS) on Wednesday 31 October 2007, 11:59PM 1 Packages In this section, you will download and install a software package, and then run it. In general this process can be somewhat complicated, but here we will make it very simple. • Download the .tar.gz source tarball of version 2.8.6 of the Lynx web browser. This file can be found at http://lynx.isc.org/lynx2.8.6/ lynx2.8.6.tar.gz . You can either download this on your computer and transfer it to your directory on the CSUG linux machines, or download it directly on the CSUG machines (using, e.g. wget ). • Extract the tarball into a subdirectory of your home directory, and cd into the directory you’ve just created. Instructions for using tar can be found in lecture 10. • Execute ./configure --prefix=$HOME This will run for a bit and output a page or so of text. • Execute make . This will build lynx , and so it will take a little while to run. • Execute make install . This will copy the lynx program into the bin subdirectory of your home directory....
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