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Old 08-04-2003, 10:11 PM   #1
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Question temporary tar directory . . .?

I want to install "Tiger" on a redhat 9.0 server - I downloaded the tar file to my pc, then uploaded the file to a new (temporary)directory I created (mkdir) in root.

However, when I try to cd to the new directory in order to unzip the file, I get an error message saying there is no such file or directory.

When I use the -ls command in root, I see the new directory, but it's in a dark blue color.

Any suggestions are appreciated . . .
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"Dark blue" means that it's actually
a directory ... :)
What is the exact syntax you're using
to untar?

Old 08-05-2003, 09:44 AM   #3
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thanks for the help tinkster, I was able to untar the file.

btw, what do the other colors (green) indicate?
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The green files (on my box) indicated executables.
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thanks RaWx !


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