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Not really sure how to get to the directory. If i do ls -l nc110.tgz it says no such file or directory... i have the contents displayed and opened right now with the Archive Manager from when i downloaded... not sure if that would help ... thanks
This should locate any instance of nc (which I believe to be the executable) The .tgz means that it is still compressed and, therefore, not installed. Also, if the whereis doesn't work, you might want to look in the /bin ; /usr/bin ; /sbin ; /usr/sbin directories (there are 4 listed here, ignore the ; between them) to see if it is there. You might need to check out Netcat's homepage and look for a manual, HOWTO, FAQs or something similar to find the answer you seek.
Ok I made sure I got it downloaded onto my desktop folder now. It seems there may be an older version of netcat installed right now, is that going to be a problem? the location of the file i want to install is
The old file is located at
Just trying to figure out if i need to do anything to get rid of the old file and how, or if it really matters. And also how do i decompress the new file and install it? (the good news is im going to go get a book here in the next few hours to help me out a lil) Thanks for all the help!!!