I'm stuck again

Raymond House raymondh40 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 14:03:18 UTC 2015


I thought I would never get there! Thanks

On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 10:01 AM, CrankyOldBugger <crankyoldbugger at gmail.com
> wrote:

> Glad to hear that it's working.
>
> On Thu, 19 Mar 2015 at 09:54 Raymond House <raymondh40 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 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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