Re: [NTLK] Install pkg. files from the internet

From: Laurent Daudelin (
Date: Sun Jun 02 2002 - 00:08:11 EDT

on 01/06/02 21:53, Steven Stanley at wrote:

> I'm wondering how to install package files from the internet onto my
> Newton. I know how to download a package file to my ibook and then use
> newten to install the package file onto my MessagePad. What's the
> process for using a web browser (LunaSuite or NetHopper) to download a
> package file directly onto your Newton. Does it automatically install
> the pkg. file as a software program as you download? Or do you have to
> do something else to the .pkg file once it is on you Newton? How about
> if you use Newtftp?

I think that when you download it from the browser, it will end up in
In/Out. Then, from there, you can put the package away to its final


Laurent Daudelin            <>
Logiciels Nemesys Software

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