How to install and Configure and Compile a Tar file in Linux

The .tar file format springs from the phrase “tape archive”. Developers usually use this format to compress and distribute their sources. By doing this, they have not worry regarding the platform, thus anyone on any platform will directly compile and install on their computers. This short guide can teach you ways to extract associate tar file, compile so install it on any UNIX distro.
After you transfer a .tar file, open Terminal and navigate to the directory wherever the file exists mistreatment ‘cd’ command. Then perform following commands:

xvzf packagename.tar.gz
cd packagename
make install