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I have downloaded the above .tar, but, since I do not install .tar files on a regular basis, I cannot remember how to do it. It is the Adobe reader file and I wish they made it as a rpm file instead!!!
I tried to unpack the .tar file and all I got was "NO SUCH COMMAND". All my downloads show in the dialog box accessed through the home directory. Now, how do I go from there and where do I go to unpack this .tar file, which is not compressed.
To Kovacs: I use SuSe 9, and right now my .tar files are sitting in a directory called "home". I have two .tar files, but have found that rpm's are a lot easier to install. No I do not have either installed, however SuSe is supposed to allow that to happen, if you speak programmer language, as far as I can see. There is no intelligent method to install .tar in either the manual or online!
Originally posted by OldSarge I have been trying to unpack the file "tar-linux.508.tar" in the console or icon of the monitor with the shell on it. Actual command I have been trying to use is tar-xvf Linux-508.tar.
You need a space between the tar and the -xvf. You don't actually need the - .
tar xvf linux.508.tar (As has been already been mentioned.)
Is it Linux-508.tar or linux.508.tar or what?? You have to be exact.