I'm stuck again

Raymond House raymondh40 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 19:53:08 UTC 2015


if I do that I get the following:bash: /home/raymond/Downloads/: Is a
directory


On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 3:38 PM, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:

> /home/raymond/downloads/
> tar -xvf installer_linux.tar.gz
> is this the right way? because it does not work
>
> On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 3:31 PM, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi, Cranky, I just looked again and yes there is a space in the command
>> that I'm supposed to use.
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 3:24 PM, CrankyOldBugger <
>> crankyoldbugger at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Is there a space between "tar" and "-xvf..."?  Doesn't look there's one
>>> in your example.  Tar is the program, -xvf etc are the parameters.
>>>
>>> On Wed, 18 Mar 2015 at 15:20 Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi,I have a file in downloads that I cant open,again.It's an app called
>>>> installer_linux.tar.gz.I'm supposed to extract the files using"tar-xvf
>>>> installer_linux.tar.gz" I tried /home/raymond/downloads/ tar-xvf
>>>> installer_linux.tar.gz but I keep getting no such file or directory,I'm
>>>> sure I don't do it right. can some kind soul tell me exactly how? Thanks.
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