I'm stuck again

Raymond House raymondh40 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 13:54:01 UTC 2015


OK that works! the file is open and now all I have to do is configure my
VPN, Many thanks to all of you for you patience and it"s really
appreciated.Thanks again.

On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 9:40 AM, CrankyOldBugger <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com>
wrote:

> You're back in your home folder again.  Do a "cd Downloads" first, then
> run Frank's instructions.
>
> On Thu, 19 Mar 2015 at 09:31 Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> This is what I get Frank: raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~$
>> ./installer_linux.sh
>> bash: ./installer_linux.sh: No such file or directory
>> raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo
>> ./installer_linux.sh
>> [sudo] password for raymond:
>> sudo: ./installer_linux.sh: command not found
>> raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~$
>>
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 9:27 AM, Frank Morris <morris.frank.a at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Raymond,
>>>
>>> From this output, I think you have extracted installer_linux.tar.gz
>>> already. Now, from here it looks as though you might need to execute
>>> installer_linux.sh. From ~/Downloads$ what happens when you do,
>>>
>>> ./installer_linux.sh
>>>
>>> If that gives no joy, you may need to do,
>>>
>>> sudo ./installer_linux.sh
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mar 19, 2015, at 8:56 AM, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Doug, this what I get:raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~$
>>> cd Downloads
>>> raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~/Downloads$ ls
>>> adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch(1).rpm
>>> adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch(2).rpm
>>> adobe-release-x86_64-1.0-1.noarch.rpm
>>> etc
>>> flash-plugin-11.2.202.451-release.x86_64(1).rpm
>>> flash-plugin-11.2.202.451-release.x86_64.rpm
>>> google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
>>> installer_linux.sh
>>> installer_linux.sh (2)~
>>> installer_linux.tar.gz
>>> install_flash_player_11_linux.x86_64(1).tar.gz
>>> install_flash_player_11_linux.x86_64.tar.gz
>>> LGPL
>>> libflashplayer.so
>>> readme.txt
>>> usr
>>> raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~/Downloads$
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 8:52 AM, Doug Stewart <doug.dastew at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 8:35 AM, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> If I do ls Downloads, with capital D, yes all the files are there,
>>>>> highlighted in colour. How do I cd this Jeff?
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> you did
>>>>
>>>>  ls Downloads
>>>>
>>>> now do
>>>>
>>>> cd  Downloads
>>>>
>>>> and then
>>>>
>>>> ls
>>>>
>>>> Doug
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 8:33 PM, CrankyOldBugger <
>>>>> crankyoldbugger at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Frank makes a good point.  Can you do an "ls" to find the file, then
>>>>>> actually cd into that folder and try the command again, starting from the
>>>>>> "tar ..." part (ignore the /home/... part at the start).  If you're in the
>>>>>> right folder then it should work (and the Tab auto-complete should also
>>>>>> work).
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, 18 Mar 2015 at 20:29 Frank Morris <morris.frank.a at gmail.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I've had similar "detected problem" PPP ups on a few VM running
>>>>>>> 14.04. I've just ignored them...seems fine.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> You've probably already checked but, I've pulled my hair out a bit
>>>>>>> with two different download directories. The last few posts I saw you
>>>>>>> working in "Downloads". Is there also a "downloads" directory?
>>>>>>> Capitalization has spanked me a few times in Linux.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Mar 18, 2015, at 4:50 PM, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com>
>>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> What I'm tying to do in open the app for my VPN so I can get to use
>>>>>>> it.I did this twice before with ubuntu and star sapphire and it worked
>>>>>>> fine.I have had so many problems with ubuntu on this machine that I did a
>>>>>>> clean reinstall of 14.04 and now trying to get the VPN to work,even with
>>>>>>> nothing else on this machine, just ubuntu 14.04 I'm still getting all sorts
>>>>>>> of "14.04 trouble reports"and it always suggest that I shut down and
>>>>>>> restart.I think I'm getting close to heave it in the trash bin and get an
>>>>>>> android tablet.Sorry for the long story.You guys have been great with all
>>>>>>> your help but why does it not just WORK.
>>>>>>> .
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 4:05 PM, Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com
>>>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> 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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