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Old 02-06-2004, 09:00 AM   #1
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Problem installin software

I download files and save them to my /home/myname directory.Afterwards when i try to install them i get the message file not found even though the file is there.What should i do?is the another folder i should use to download files?
e.g Last time i downloaded mozillafirebird-0.7-i686-pc-linux-gnu.tar.gz.
then i opened konsole and typed:tar zfx mozillafirebird-0.7-i686-pc-linux-gnu.tar.gz
and this is what i get:
tar: mozillafirebird-0.7-i686-pc-linux-gnu.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or directory
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
can someone help me to deal with this?
Old 02-06-2004, 09:05 AM   #2
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remember linux is case sensitive?
isn't the M and F in mozillafirebird capatalized?
Old 02-06-2004, 09:22 AM   #3
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Are you using tar -zxvf <file>?
Old 02-06-2004, 10:02 AM   #4
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Ok i did tar -zxvf MozillaFirebird-0.7-i686-pc-linux-gnu.tar.gz and it worked.What should i do next to make it run?PLz someone help me out...thx in advance
Old 02-06-2004, 10:19 AM   #5
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I try to type cd Mozillafirebird and then type ./configure and that the result:
cd MozillaFirebird
eric@linux:~/MozillaFirebird> ./configure
bash: ./configure: No such file or directory

Any ideas about solving that?


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