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Re: newbie installation question

<quote who="Paul Scott">
> I partially understand the file system hierarchy but haven't found
> documentation that helps answer this question:
> Where should a program like OpenOffice be installed?  I installed
> it  once and it looks as much like a Windows setup as a Linux
> setup.

the usual place for a system-wide application that is not
included with the distribution would be in the /usr/local
tree. e.g. /usr/local/openoffice

some other systems like to use /opt ..


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