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Re: [suse-linux-uk-schools] Today's welcome message - Apps
  • From: Roger Whittaker <roger@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2000 12:16:08 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10002141205190.18496-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
You need to type wpinst at the prompt.
When asked about unzip and untar, say yes.
(Ignore "2.2.13 not certified"!)
You need to be root to do this (if you're not you'll be prompted for the
root password).
You get to choose the installation dircetory (best to say /opt).
The program itself will be xwp in /opt/wpbin

Word Perfect is 3rd party software - we don't control how its installation

On Mon, 14 Feb 2000, John McCabe wrote:

> ----- Original Message ----- > > Not "lurking", but "wurking"! Just
> installed SUSE and managed to
> > > get the KDE desktop working. I installed Wordperfect (selected it
> > > and saw it go in) but I'm blowed if I can find it. Where do apps live
> > > and how do I run them? My install listed 1200 applications to
> > > install, but where did they go?
> >
> > To run them you can type their name at the prompt, or click the icon.
> > WordPerfect, I think will get installed under /opt in something like
> > /opt/WP8
> Uh-uh, Word Perfect needs unzipping, tar-ing and gz-ing or some such. There
> is a very rapid message when you select the package about how to install
> it. BUT the install directory is NOT memorable.
> I know that WP is a free/pay package and you probably have no control over
> it, but it would be nice if it installed as all the other packages do with a
> menu entry which at least starts the install (see gimp).

Roger Whittaker
SuSE Linux Ltd
The Kinetic Centre
Theobald Street
020 8387 1482

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