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Old 07-19-2002, 03:28 PM   #1
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cant decompress libdvdcss


hey, i just recently downloaded the gzipped tarball of libdvdcss 1.2.1 from the videolan site. however i cannot decompress the file, it complains about not ending with the gz extension and not being a gzipped file. anybody ever have this problem before?
 
Old 07-20-2002, 12:02 AM   #2
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It may not be gzipped or the browser may have unzipped it. Try untarring it without the -z option. Like this:

tar xvf <file_name>
 
Old 07-20-2002, 01:17 PM   #3
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yes it worked...hmmm strange
 
Old 07-20-2002, 06:14 PM   #4
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blatantly you're trying to play dvd's... make sure you give MPlayer a try. comes with it's own slightly adapted version of the dvd libraries.
 
Old 07-20-2002, 09:51 PM   #5
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If you used MOZILLA to download, it probably unzipped. I got it here .
 
Old 07-20-2002, 10:06 PM   #6
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I always found file utility much useful in such cases.
file strangefile
will tell you what exactly it is.
--Sarin.
 
Old 07-21-2002, 12:59 AM   #7
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file strangefile
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