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Old 07-26-2002, 10:42 PM   #1
Kellvyn
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rpm2tgz not cutting it


I'm using zipslack 8.1 and don't have X running due to lack of space. I've been trying to install dvisvga but with no luck. I can only find it in rpm format, but when I run rpm2tgz (or rpm2targz), I get the message:

gzip: stdin: unexpected end of file

What gives? I thought the original rpm might be corrupted, but I've downloaded it three times from several sources, and I get the same problem each time.
 
Old 07-27-2002, 09:36 PM   #2
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Ive heard of this before and it is probably from your browser downloading the package funny. You need to use an ftp program to download a new browser. Im guessing that you are using the version of mozilla that came with your distro?

You need to download a new browser with a ftp program. I think that that should work and your new browser would allow you to download the file properly (you could always use ftp to download the original file you were having problems with...)

HTH

Alex
 
Old 07-28-2002, 03:46 AM   #3
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Ok, I couldn't really find a file that matched dvisvga.tgz but apparently this file contains that program, so here it is:
http://www.agh.edu.pl/pub/tex/dviwar...ew/tmv9906.tgz

It's tmview, not too sure if that helps because I don't know what either file is, but it might be worth a shot.

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