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I'm fairly new to Slackware and have a couple of packages that I would like to install that are in tgz.tar form. How are these packages installed? I searched the web for answers but couldn't find anything on this specific pakage format.
The package that I'm going to attempt to install is swaret. Currently, since the swaret site is down, there doesn't seem to be a Slackware package of it. Just the tgz.tar package on the sourceforge site.
Originally posted by Cedrik Sure ? read carefull :
tar xf swaret-1.6.2-noarch-1.tgz.tar
root@localhost music # tar -xf swaret-1.6.2-noarch-1.tgz.tar
tar: This does not look like a tar archive
tar: Skipping to next header
tar: Archive contains obsolescent base-64 headers
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors