I've downloaded an archive of a screen saver -- where does it belong?
egeland at gmail.com
Tue Aug 19 08:37:56 BST 2008
To extract a .bz2, you'll need to add a 'j' in the tar options:
tar -xjvf 29207-aasaver-0.3.2.tar.bz2
On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 1:59 PM, Mark M Lambert <
mark+linux.ubuntu at marklambert.net <mark%2Blinux.ubuntu at marklambert.net>>wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Aug 2008 12:50:37 +0930, "Dale" <quail.linux at gmail.com> said:
> > Hi,
> > it is explained on this page if you took the time to read it.
> > Regards Dale
> I took time to read that page, and no Dale, it does not answer Peter's
> question about how to extract the archive. So for Peter, make sure you
> are in the directory that has the archive file, then command you
> need to extract it is:
> tar -xvf 29207-aasaver-0.3.2.tar.bz2
> .. then follow the
> directions on the page that Dale linked to.
> Peter, you will find that you use the tar command quite a bit if you are
> extracting archives (at the command line), so it is a good idea to make
> a note of it somewhere. I use Tomboy for keeping notes of handy shell
> commands, not sure what the KDE equivalent is.
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