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Old 01-12-2009, 04:15 PM   #16
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It located in file system-file manager.
 
Old 01-12-2009, 04:37 PM   #17
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Most likely if you downloaded it with firefox and havent changed default location for download.Its on your desktop.Just copy or move it to your home directory..open terminal enter ls and you will see it listed in home directory..when you type in cd..it means change directory..but you need to give it a path to change to..for example.cd /etc/X11/

strat@strat-laptop:~$ ls
Desktop Documents Examples Music Pictures Public Templates Videos
or you can open terminal and cd to desktop example.
strat@strat-laptop:~$ cd /home/strat/Desktop
strat@strat-laptop:~/Desktop$ ls
puppy-4.1.2-k2.6.25.16-seamonkey.iso
 
Old 01-12-2009, 05:45 PM   #18
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I downloaded sanModem.gz to a cdr disc,maybe I didn't install it right? how should it be done?
 
Old 01-12-2009, 05:51 PM   #19
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If it is on a cd disk, you need to copy it to your Desktop. You can't do anything with it on the cd. It doesn't install. It is a script that runs, but you have to put it on your computer and then unzip it. Can you put the cd in and then drag the file to your Desktop?

Then open a terminal after it is on your Desktop and do:

gunzip scanModem.gz
chmod +x scanModem
./scanModem

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Old 01-12-2009, 09:14 PM   #20
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I did what you said.the response was no such file or directoy?
 
Old 01-12-2009, 09:34 PM   #21
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if you dragged it from cd to your home directory..then open terminal and enter ls you will see the name of the file..type name of file exactly..linux is case sensitive..so if it is a capitol S you need to use a capitol S..Im lazy..sometime it can be a long file and its easier to do ls then drag mouse over all of file to highlight..right click and copy..then paste ..
 
Old 01-12-2009, 10:00 PM   #22
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I did as you said,still no file or directoy, I am really starting to feel foolish about now.
 
Old 01-12-2009, 10:10 PM   #23
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Hello Lary,
Can I help you about the same.
Ok..On Which Directory You have downloaded the software?
Do ls and send the output to me.

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Old 01-12-2009, 10:35 PM   #24
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lary@desktop:~$ ls
aptoncd-0.1 desktop Modem scanModem.2009010331
copy of scanModem.gz file.iso scanModem
 
Old 01-12-2009, 10:47 PM   #25
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Now Thats the whole Issue.
You are trying to cd to scanModem.gz which has another name here :
Code:
copy of scanModem.gz
Actually you have created a duplicate copy of the same file on your desktop thats why its showing "Copy of ...".
Try to delete any one of them.
It should only display scanModem.gz instead of "Copy of ..."
First perform this and I will let you know whats next to do.
 
Old 01-12-2009, 11:03 PM   #26
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lary@desktop:~$ ls
aptoncd-0.1 desktop file.iso scanModem.gz
 
Old 01-12-2009, 11:07 PM   #27
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Yes You are going right .
Now Follow these steps on the same directory:

Code:
gunzip scanModem.gz
< this will create a folder >
Code:
chmod +x scanModem
<permission to execute>
Code:
./scanModem
And See if it works fine.
 
Old 01-12-2009, 11:24 PM   #28
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gunzip scanModem
gz: scanModem.gz: too many levels of symbolic links
 
Old 01-12-2009, 11:32 PM   #29
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paste the output:
Code:
lary@desktop:~$ ls -la
 
Old 01-12-2009, 11:37 PM   #30
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Quote:
Originally Posted by LARY PORTER View Post
gunzip scanModem
gz: scanModem.gz: too many levels of symbolic links
The name of the file is not scanModem but scanModem.gz
You will need to run gunzip scanModem.gz.
 
  


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