Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


  Search this Thread
Old 06-30-2005, 07:48 AM   #1
LQ Newbie
Registered: Jun 2005
Location: Indonesia
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
Unhappy tar problem

hi guys...
im a newbie do you have any idea why when i finished extracting my backup files, it says tar: can't set time on /backup: Not owner
do you know any idea why the error msg appear? can you please help me guys? i really need your help about this
thanks in advance
Old 06-30-2005, 09:59 AM   #2
Registered: May 2004
Location: Karlsruhe, Germany
Distribution: debian, gentoo, os x (darwin), ubuntu
Posts: 940

Rep: Reputation: 33
which user are you running tar as, which group is that user in, what are the permissions on /backup?


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
how can i decompress this tar.tar file? hmmm sounds new.. tar.tar.. help ;) kublador Linux - Software 14 10-25-2016 02:48 AM
tar tar cvf - . | (cd /root/; tar xvf -) ewt3y Linux - General 10 02-19-2014 10:55 AM
a tough question 4 u, problem in extracting tar & tar.gz files p_garg Linux - General 5 11-08-2010 11:02 AM
problem unzipping a tar.bz2 file tar: Error is not recov jyome Linux - Software 4 09-04-2003 01:04 PM
Diferance between rpm, tar, tar.gz, scr.tar, etc mobassir Linux - General 12 08-21-2003 06:30 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:09 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration