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Old 10-09-2012, 09:37 AM   #1
yurigaitho
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How can i install tar.gz files


Hello,
I'm not so much in experience with linux systems which means i'm unable to install "tar.gz"files successfully,I've tried goggling for help but i end up nowhere.
Kindly give me a detailed way forward i'm trying out Warvox-1.0.1 -http://warvox.org and my system is linuxmint 12,The other problem is i don't know much about Linux command prompts,I'd appreciate your help so much.
Thank you in advance
 
Old 10-09-2012, 09:49 AM   #2
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Hello,
...unable to install "tar.gz"...
That is correct, it is not possible to install an tar.gz file, because it is a compressed file and you have to uncompress it to use what is inside.
Here, here and here you can find the basics about how to use tar.
Also in the terminal you can type:
Code:
$ man tar
To see the manual for tar.

Regards
 
Old 10-09-2012, 09:51 AM   #3
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there are no standard instructions for tar.gz files, it's like asking for instructions for a zip file.

they do, however, provide instructions on their own site... http://warvox.org/install.html
 
Old 10-09-2012, 10:09 AM   #4
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warvox-1.0.1 : http://warvox.org/install.html
> http://warvox.org/releases/warvox-1.0.1.tar.gz
> warvox-1.0.1.tar.gz
tar xvf warvox-1.0.1.tar.gz

sudo apt-get install build-essential libiaxclient-dev sox lame ruby ruby-dev rake rubygems libopenssl-ruby libreadline-ruby libsqlite3-ruby gnuplot

gem install mongrel

cd warvox-1.0.1/ && make

.

Last edited by knudfl; 10-09-2012 at 10:11 AM.
 
Old 10-11-2012, 09:53 AM   #5
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Cannot install "Tar.zg"

I tried using this commands so as to install warvox program but i get this error message-


yurigaitho@yurigaitho-HP-Compaq-dc710-SFF-PC9 ~/Downloads/warvox-1.0.1 $ tar xvf warvox-1.0.1.tar.gz
tar: warvox-1.0.1.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or directory
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
yurigaitho@yurigaitho-HP-Compaq-dc7100-SFF-PC923A ~/Downloads/warvox-1.0.1 $
yurigaitho@yurigaitho-HP-Compaq-dc7100-SFF-PC923A ~/Downloads/warvox-1.0.1 $ sudo apt-get install build-essential libiaxclient-dev sox lame ruby ruby-dev rake rubygems libopenssl-ruby libreadline-ruby libsqlite3-ruby gnuplot
[sudo] password for yurigaitho:


After i enter password i get-

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Note, selecting 'libruby' instead of 'libopenssl-ruby'
Note, selecting 'libruby' instead of 'libreadline-ruby'
E: Unable to locate package libiaxclient-dev
yurigaitho@yurigaitho-HP-Compaq-d100-SF-PC93A ~/Downloads/warvox-1.0.1 $



Someone help with the precise characters to type in the terminal inorder to successfully install warvox

Last edited by yurigaitho; 10-11-2012 at 10:08 AM.
 
Old 10-11-2012, 09:57 AM   #6
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the precise characters?? you're being asked for your password. Type those precise characters...
 
Old 10-11-2012, 10:26 AM   #7
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Still in error

I have input password but still with some error-"Unable to locate package libiaxclien-dev"

Commands are from this installation guide - http://warvox.org/install.html

This is what i get

yurigaitho@yurigaitho-HP-Compaq-dc7100-SFF-PC923A ~ $ ~/Downloads/warvox-1.0.1 $ tar zxvf warvox-1.0.1.tar.gz
bash: /home/yurigaitho/Downloads/warvox-1.0.1: Is a directory
yurigaitho@yurigaitho-HP-Compaq-dc7100-SFF-PC923A ~ $
yurigaitho@yurigaitho-HP-Compaq-dc7100-SFF-PC923A ~ $ sudo apt-get install build-essential libiaxclient-dev sox lame ruby ruby-dev rake rubygems libopenssl-ruby libreadline-ruby libsqlite3-ruby gnuplot
[sudo] password for yurigaitho:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Note, selecting 'libruby' instead of 'libopenssl-ruby'
Note, selecting 'libruby' instead of 'libreadline-ruby'
E: Unable to locate package libiaxclient-dev
yurigaitho@yurigaitho-HP-Compaq-dc7100-SFF-PC923A ~ $

Thanks in advance

Last edited by yurigaitho; 10-11-2012 at 10:29 AM.
 
Old 10-11-2012, 10:40 AM   #8
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First install libiaxclient, then libiaxclient-dev,
 
Old 10-11-2012, 10:44 AM   #9
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no, that's not right.

As per the instructions, you should be runnign Ubuntu 10.04. Libiaxclient-dev has not been built for versions of Ubuntu (and thus mint too) for versions other than lucid and hardy.

So it looks like you either get that library from that version: http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/package...biaxclient-dev

or get he source yourself and build that package too.

http://sourceforge.net/projects/iaxclient/files/
 
Old 10-11-2012, 11:14 AM   #10
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I have opted to get the library from
http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/package...biaxclient-dev

then i downloaded and save the 64 bit deb package but the deb installer displays the error "Error: Wrong architecture 'amd64'"

the 32bit deb package displays error "Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libiaxclient1"

There is the APT INSTALL option but i'm not familiar with it...

I dont think i can handle building the package myself with source at sourceforge.net

Kindly help me get the Libiaxclient-dev library successfully
 
Old 10-11-2012, 11:56 AM   #11
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You're using the wrong Mint release. Those instructions are written for Ubuntu 10.04 which is comparable to Mint 9.

Last edited by snowpine; 10-11-2012 at 11:58 AM.
 
Old 10-11-2012, 11:59 AM   #12
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I dont think i can handle building the package myself with source at sourceforge.net
I you don't believe in your self the only option that remain is to give up. If you believe in your self you can conquer the world.

Go download whatever it is from sourceforge.
Extract using tar command.
cd into the folder extracted.
Read the README files and all readable docs offered there.
Usually it only takes three commands to build from source.

~# ./configure

~# make

~# make install

Where most of the building time it is the computer that is doing the work while you just sit there sipping your cup of coffee.

Do it. Good luck.
 
Old 10-13-2012, 10:43 AM   #13
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I'm trying to build this package from http://sourceforge.net/projects/iaxclient/files/
after downloading i'm trying to install the .zip package package but i'm stuck at the beginning of the process because i got error message


urigaitho@yurigaitho-HP-Compaq-dc7100-SFF-PC923A ~ $ /home/yurigaitho/iaxclient-2.1beta3-binary-win32.zip
bash: /home/yurigaitho/iaxclient-2.1beta3-binary-win32.zip: Permission denied
yurigaitho@yurigaitho-HP-Compaq-dc7100-SFF-PC923A ~ $

so i added the sudo command to bypass the permission denied problem now i'm getting


"yurigaitho@yurigaitho-HP-Compaq-dc7100-SFF-PC923A ~ $ sudo mv/home/yurigaitho/iaxclient-2.1beta3-binary-win32.zip
[sudo] password for yurigaitho:
sudo: mv/home/yurigaitho/iaxclient-2.1beta3-binary-win32.zip: command not found
yurigaitho@yurigaitho-HP-Compaq-dc7100-SFF-PC923A ~ $

any ideas?
 
Old 10-13-2012, 01:13 PM   #14
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First install libiaxclient, then libiaxclient-dev,
It should have been automatically detected or does libiaxclient-dev not depend on libiaxclient
 
Old 10-13-2012, 02:22 PM   #15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by yurigaitho View Post
urigaitho@yurigaitho-HP-Compaq-dc7100-SFF-PC923A ~ $ /home/yurigaitho/iaxclient-2.1beta3-binary-win32.zip
bash: /home/yurigaitho/iaxclient-2.1beta3-binary-win32.zip: Permission denied
Well lets get some things sorted out here, where you see: $ /home there should exist a command between the $ and /home, in this case you have to unpack the file of the type .zip, you could use unzip but your not giving any command, so all you will get is an error, or permission denied, etc.
Unfortunately about the .zip file is for Windows systems for 32 bits version, what you need is a GNU/Linux package for the same program.
For that you have to look at Mint repositories they probably have the software you need.
If Mint has Synaptic Package manager that would be the best way to find and install.

Quote:
Originally Posted by yurigaitho View Post
"yurigaitho@yurigaitho-HP-Compaq-dc7100-SFF-PC923A ~ $ sudo mv/home/yurigaitho/iaxclient-2.1beta3-binary-win32.zip
[sudo] password for yurigaitho:
sudo: mv/home/yurigaitho/iaxclient-2.1beta3-binary-win32.zip: command not found
...
Well that command doesn't make much sense, let me explain why.
You trying to do a command inside of you home folder, so assuming you have all the permissions to manage your files and you are doing so as a normal user, you don't need sudo which is to request permission to execute a program as root without having to log as root.
About the mv command, it is to move a file to a different location or to rename a file. So the correct syntax would be:
1- for moving(example):
Code:
$ mv somefile.zip /home/myuser/zipfiles/
2- for rename(example):
Code:
$ mv somefile.zip newname.zip
I hope this clarify some things for you.

Regards

Last edited by ukiuki; 10-13-2012 at 02:31 PM.
 
  


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