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  1. º¿º

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    i just got my macbook a week ago, and am having a problem with installing some programs. VLC and Azureus are causing me problems. I downlaoded the DMG file and it extracted, and everytime i run either of these programs it adds an icon to my desktop that i ahve to EJECT to get rid of this. how do i disable this from happening at all if possible, or how do i make it not go on my desktop?

    i hope i made that clear, heh.

    thanks :wavey:
     
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    Drag the DMG contents to your applications folder. You'll probably want to create a folder for all of VLC's stuff
     
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    that was easy enough :o
     
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    little hint
    if it comes in a .dmg you got 2 options to do with the files inside of it
    1) if it has a .pkg extention, you double click it and it'll run an installer
    2) if it's just the application with no extention, drag it to your applications folder and it'll install itself on the way in

    other wise, bigger applications (ie: Office/Adobe Studio/FCP Studio) will have real setup/installer files...
     
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    you technically only need that VLC program, not really all the other stuff that comes with it...so you can just drag the vlc part into your applications folder :)
     

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