[macvoiceover] Re: Installing programs

Hi,

I just wanted to add, some times when you open the DMG file the app will just 
be in there.  In this case, all you need to do is copy the app to your 
applications folder.

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On Jul 14, 2011, at 10:04 AM, Keith Reedy wrote:

> James,
> 
> Great instructions.  I am going to save this message to recycle.
> Keith Reedy
> keithreedy@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> 
> 
> 
> On Jul 14, 2011, at 9:39 AM, James Dean wrote:
> 
>> If you have a .dmg file, do not copy the DMG anywhere. Leave it in your 
>> downloads folder. Just find the DMG file and press command+O. Now, you will 
>> get a new finder window. Inside this finder window will be the filename.pkg 
>> file. Press command+O on the .pkg file and follow the on-screen 
>> instructions. Once the installer says the installation was completed, close 
>> the installer. Then close the finder window that was brought up when you 
>> pressed command+O on the DMG file. Go back to your desktop. You will see a 
>> volume that has the name of the DMG file. Press command+E to eject this 
>> volume, as you no longer need it since all it usually contains is the .pkg 
>> file. Now, go to your applications folder. There you will find the 
>> application you installed by following the instructions in the .PKG 
>> installer. Run the app as normal. If this is an app you use often, press 
>> command+shift+T to add it to the Dock for easier access.
>> 
>> If you have a .dmg file that just has a .app file in it, all you do is copy 
>> the .app file from the DMG once you open said DMG to your applications 
>> folder, then go back to your desktop and eject the DMG volume that was 
>> created. Then go back to your applications folder and press command+O to run 
>> the application and add it to the Dock if you wish as described above.
>> 
>> It's not as complicated as it sounds in writing once you do this a few times.
>> 
>> HTH,
>> 
>> James A. Dean
>> 
>> 
>> On Jul 13, 2011, at 4:01 PM, Nicole Hutchins wrote:
>> 
>>> It says it was installed on Macintosh HD.
>>> Nicole
>>> On Jul 13, 2011, at 3:53 PM, James Clark wrote:
>>> 
>>>> looks in your apps folder or where ever the installer tells you the app 
>>>> should be installed.
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> Best Regards
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> James
>>>> 
>>>> On Jul 13, 2011, at 3:47 PM, Nicole Hutchins wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi Keith,
>>>>> That was how I thought it was supposed to work.
>>>>> However, when I go back into my applications folder, it has the file 
>>>>> name.dmg, when I open that it brings up "Filename.pkg". If I open that, 
>>>>> it brings up the installer box again. That isn't supposed to happen, is 
>>>>> it?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Nicole
>>>>> On Jul 13, 2011, at 2:55 PM, Keith Reedy wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hi Nicole,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> If your application has an installer you can run the installer from the 
>>>>>> downloads directory or put the program on the desktop if you like and 
>>>>>> run the installer from the desk top and the installer should put the 
>>>>>> working app in your applications directory.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> HTH.
>>>>>> Keith Reedy
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>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Jul 13, 2011, at 1:59 PM, Nicole Hutchins wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Hi group,
>>>>>>> I feel really silly asking this, but I can't figure out how to install 
>>>>>>> programs correctly.
>>>>>>> I copied the file from the "Downloads" folder into the "Applications" 
>>>>>>> folder. Then I ran the installer file. It put an icon on my desktop but 
>>>>>>> it contains an installer package. What am I missing here?
>>>>>>> Thanks in advance for the help.
>>>>>>> Blessings,
>>>>>>> Nicole>
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