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ah, well, so you know the adress path of the desktop? i never save files on desktop so i don't really now it, but lets say the path of the desktop is //desktop:// or something, than change to /usr/local, and than tar -xvzf //desktop://xxx.tar.gz, you needn't to be in the directory where the tar.gz file is to untar it
Originally posted by ichbinesderelch ah, well, so you know the adress path of the desktop? i never save files on desktop so i don't really now it, but lets say the path of the desktop is //desktop:// or something, than change to /usr/local, and than tar -xvzf //desktop://xxx.tar.gz, you needn't to be in the directory where the tar.gz file is to untar it
I think this is it! Thx alot! I'm going to go try it .
tar -xvzf //Desktop://MozillaFirebird-0.6.1-i686-pc-linux-gnu.tar.gz
hmmm? does that look right? I typed that in root mode was used it while i was in /usr/local
I get this error:
tar (child): Cannot execute remote shell: No such file or directory
tar (child): //Desktop\://MozillaFirebird-0.6.1-i686-pc-linux-gnu.tar.gz: Cannot open: Input/output error
tar (child): Error is not recoverable: exiting now
gzip: stdin: unexpected end of file
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
are you using gnome or kde
in case of gnome it would be ~/.gnome-desktop/xx.tar.gz, so all files on desktop would be in .gnome-desktop in your home directory,
if you are using kde maybe .kde-desktop, look with 'ls -a' in your home directory for it