I'm stuck again

Raymond House raymondh40 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 19 14:17:49 UTC 2015

I'd like to try that Steve but I cant get the forward slash to work, it's
there in white on the keyboard but all I get is < or > in blue, something
to do with the fn function I suspect.

On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 10:04 AM, Stephen M. Webb <
stephen.webb at canonical.com> wrote:

> On 15-03-19 09:26 AM, Raymond House wrote:
> > This is what I have:  raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~$
> cd Downloads
> > raymond at raymond-HP-Pavilion-TS-15-Notebook-PC:~/Downloads$ tar xvzf
> installer_linux.tar.gz
> > tar (child): installer_linux.tar.gz: Cannot read: Is a directory
> Ah, there's the problem.  I'll just bet there's a file called
> installer_linux.tar.gz inside the directory named
> installer_linux.tar.gz.
> If you want to verify that, type "find ~/Downloads -name \*.tar.gz" and
> see what comes up.  If you see something like
> /home/raymond/Downloads/installer_linux.tar.gz/installer_linux.tar.gz then
> you'll know you did something like type the
> name of the file when prompted for a directory to save it in.
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