i'm looking for some technical information about these file compressions, how they are compressed and how i have to decompress them... the commands on the command line...
i hope that someone can help me
Thomas a.k.a. b4ckup
For how to use rpm:
For a look at the inner working of rpm:
For .debs try these:
For tar.gz look:
and look at the "Installing software" thread on the board it has a link to a tutorial on installing software from sources.