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Old 12-19-2010, 03:36 AM   #1
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Question Installation problem


I am a new user to linux mint.i have downloaded the software bluez-4.81.tar.gz from internet and saved iy on desk top.in command line i typed like following.
george@george-desktop ~ $ tar xvzf file:///home/george/Desktop/bluez-4.81.tar.gz

but i have got result like this...

rsh: Could not resolve hostname file: Name or service not known
tar: file\:///home/george/Desktop/bluez-4.81.tar.gz: Cannot open: Input/output error
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now

gzip: stdin: unexpected end of file
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors

there is a option for unzipping graphically.so i right cliccked using mouse and extracted.then a folder named "bluez-4.81" appeared on desk top.
Now what are the steps to install this bluetooth software??pls give me instructions....
 
Old 12-19-2010, 03:44 AM   #2
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Try tar xvzf /home/george/Desktop/bluez-4.81.tar.gz
 
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Old 12-19-2010, 08:37 AM   #3
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Thank you .it works........
 
Old 12-19-2010, 08:39 AM   #4
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if your using linux mint why didnt you install it with the package manager Synaptic?
Unless you want to build from source...

from the terminal, as root
apt-get install bluez
apt-cache search bluez
 
  


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