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pklin251.exe wont setup?
I have copied the file to a directory.
using both commands
give the same result "command not found" the file is there if I use a ls
This is logged in as root with the directory added to the path.
It being an .exe file had me wondering if I had downloaded the correct thing at first.
So I got on over to the PKzip site and downloaded the PDF of the instructions for the Unix install and step 4 mentions it as a .exe. This is between the "tar" and "./" to execute parts so I figure I got the right thing, maybe?
I have checked the permissions loged in as root and
user,group and others all have read,write and execute.
From the terminal window
$ ls -l pklin251.exe
rwxrwxrwx 1root root 309637
From my Linux book and the man I see the "file" command indicates the contents of the file in this case an executable not data or text.
yup, basically it should work.
There isn't some place I could get a decompressor to use?
Sure there is, free replacement for the commercial stuff, info-zip  by name. Try unzip on your system - usually it is installed, if not head over to the infozip homepage and download.
Another possibility would be to search freshmeat  for some decompression programms, maybe you find something with a nice gui.