There are things that we often take for granted, such as installing applications, relying on our crossed-fingers that it won't bork our Linux installation. Each of us probably have a thing or two to say about how best to install applications, some tips and tricks, some to-dos. However, Jack Wallen of 10 common mistakes we make when installing applications on Linux., managed to come up and actually write the
I am guilty of committing some of these mistakes, like the first one, 'Installing from source when your system is primarily an .rpm or .deb system' and the seventh, 'Blindly unpacking tar files'. How about you?