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Old 01-13-2002, 07:36 AM   #1
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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
 
Old 01-13-2002, 09:55 AM   #2
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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...
 
Old 01-13-2002, 11:50 AM   #3
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And you can use midnight commander (mc) to view the contents of tarballs (.tgz, .tar.gz).
 
Old 01-13-2002, 12:01 PM   #4
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also, make sure u have gzip installed. if so, do a man gzip (at the console) or lookup some other documentation
 
Old 01-13-2002, 04:59 PM   #5
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thanks , just had to copy file into etheme directory and they installed themselves .
 
  


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