I'm stuck again

Raymond House raymondh40 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 20:05:38 UTC 2015


I hit tab and nothing happens, yet, if I go to downloads, it's there.

On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 4:00 PM, CrankyOldBugger <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Well you're in the right folder now (Downloads)
> Can you start with "tar xvzf inst" (without the quotes) then hit Tab to
> autocomplete the filename?  That's how I avoid spelling mistakes.  If you
> hit Tab and nothing happens, then the file isn't there.
>
>
> On Wed, 18 Mar 2015 at 15:58 Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> here is what I get:raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~$ cd
>> ~/Downloads; tar xvzf installer_linux.tar.gz
>> tar (child): installer_linux.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or
>> directory
>> tar (child): Error is not recoverable: exiting now
>> tar: Child returned status 2
>> tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
>> raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~/Downloads$
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 3:56 PM, Stephen M. Webb <
>> stephen.webb at canonical.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On 15-03-18 03:53 PM, Raymond House wrote:
>>> > if I do that I get the following:bash: /home/raymond/Downloads/: Is a
>>> directory
>>>
>>> Maybe this?
>>>
>>>   cd ~/Downloads; tar xvzf installer_linux.tar.gz
>>>
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