Installation on ubuntu 10.04

install/execute/run .sh file
.sh is a shell script. To run this kind of script go to terminal and type ./filename.sh

extraxt .tar.gz file

sudo tar xvfz package.tar.gz -C /opt
x –> extract
v –> list what is extracting(verbose)
f –> specifies the file to use
z –> location for the file to be extracted(for optional packages, usually /opt is used)