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Old 11-02-2003, 09:18 AM   #1
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installing a tar.bz2

how do i install a tar.bz2 file? i tried the tar xzvf MPlayer-1.0pre2.tar.bz2 but that didnt work... can someone please tell me how to install a tar.bz2 file?

Old 11-02-2003, 09:26 AM   #2
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z is for gzip - use j for bzip2:
tar xjvf MPlayer-1.0pre2.tar.bz2
Old 11-02-2003, 11:55 AM   #3
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Or simply type bunzip2 MPlayer-1.0pre2.tar.bz2
and tar xvf MPlayer-1.0pre2.tar.bz2
Old 11-02-2003, 12:39 PM   #4
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tar -jxvf mplayer----
cd mplayer----
./configure --enable-gui
make install
mplayer or gmplayer


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