Ruby: I installed the .tgz for it and when I execute it in terminal, it just hangs.

Gkrellmd: Same thing as Ruby

Mondo: Installed .tgz, when executing 'mondoarchive', I receive this error 'error while loading shared libraries: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory'

Frozen-Bubble: Installed .tgz, 'Can't locate in @INC (@INC contains: /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.0/i486-linux /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.0 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.0/i486-linux /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.0 /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl .) at /usr/bin/frozen-bubble line 43.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at /usr/bin/frozen-bubble line 43.'

LimeWire: I attempt to install it but it tells me that I need Java VM installed, which I could of sworn I did.

Using Slackware 9.1