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jamaso 01-13-2002 07:36 AM

gzip compressed files
 
How can one open this kind of files ?
my machine is telling me "nautilus has no installed viewer capable of displaying "/home/jamaso/tmp/Black E. etheme"


thanks in advance

trickykid 01-13-2002 09:55 AM

well, a gzip file you must extract first.... have you done that yet ? in the file manager you usually can't open them like other files or packages or rpm's...

neo77777 01-13-2002 11:50 AM

And you can use midnight commander (mc) to view the contents of tarballs (.tgz, .tar.gz).

theFuzzyOne 01-13-2002 12:01 PM

also, make sure u have gzip installed. if so, do a man gzip (at the console) or lookup some other documentation

jamaso 01-13-2002 04:59 PM

thanks , just had to copy file into etheme directory and they installed themselves .


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