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Old 02-11-2006, 03:50 PM   #1
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cs:s server on opensuse 10 - uncompress error

hi thanks for taking the time to check out my problem.
i'm in the process of putting a counter-strike source server onto my opensuse 10 box, but have run into a problem.

after downloading the automatic updater for cs:s servers, i attempt to run the updater:


this executes and gives me the enduser agreement which i say yes or no to.
when i say yes, the following error occurs:

Enter 'yes' to accept this agreement, 'no' to decline: Y
sh: uncompress: command not found

so after a little looking into this, i have found i am probably missing an uncompressing app - ncompress.
i came across a thread relating to the issue i am having: (pls read)

i have tried the ln -s line with no success, and being a linux newbie i don't know anything about slocate, or how to properly install ncompress using rpms.

any help with fixing the uncompress error would be much appreciated!
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According to the thread you mentioned, you have to create a symlink to the command gunzip named uncompress. To find where gunzip is installed run as root:
slocate gunzip
locate gunzip
Then use the response to create the symlink. For example if it's installed in /bin/gunzip run:
ln -s /bin/gunzip /usr/bin/uncompress
If you want to install ncompress via rpms use yast2 to install it from opensuse cds, if it exists, or d/l the rpm and use the command:
rpm -Ivh ncompress.rpm


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