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Old 09-05-2002, 01:19 AM   #1
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installing opera tar.gz pre-compiled binary

having trouble, can someone help-this is what i did.

operating system-red hat 7.3
1.downloaded opera-6.03-2002.0813.1-static-qt.i386.tar.gz gunzip , result is a tar file
3.created new directory , opera
4.archieved the tar file into new directory,opera.
5.closed everything, opened home/ronss-right clicked on the opera tar file , and clicked cut
6. closed out of home/rosss, went to /usr/temp, and pasted the opera tar file there. closed out
7.went to terminal a ran this command-cd/usr/temp/opera-6.03-20020813.1-static-qt.i386.tar

8. i get a message , no such file or directory,i don,t get it . the file is in the path of usr/temp

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Old 09-05-2002, 09:38 AM   #2
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try this

cd /usr/temp

tar xvf opera*tar
Old 09-05-2002, 09:47 AM   #3
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Follow what DavidPhillips said, then enter the opera directory that will be created when you tar xvf opera*tar and copy the opera executable to /usr/local/bin or wherever you keep your local binaries.
Hope that helps
Old 09-05-2002, 10:05 AM   #4
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thanks for the info. i am almost certain it,s just one little thing i am doing wrong, but sometimes takes hours to figure out. i seem to have hard time finding any info on installing files like this . maybe everyone is going the rpm route. i can install opera easy that way, but am determined to install the pre-combiled binaries. later ron


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