gkrellm skins and synaptic

david nux at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue May 24 21:56:45 UTC 2005

> Oh, Im sorry.  I guess I didnt make it very clear what my problem was.
> I found the grkellm/themes folder(it was hidden, but I got to it), and I
> copied the tarball to the folder.  Then I opened the folder and
> extracted it.  It then just created a folder in the themes folder(named
> gkrellmskins)  but when I try to open any of the themes, they are still
> tar files.  So I extract them using the app manager, but they dont show
> up in the gkrellm manager.  It shows the skins folder, but says there
> are no skins to choose from.  Does this help clarify the problem?
> Thanks again for the help, 
> Charles
You need to decompress each tar file so it becomes a folder. Gkrellm
can't read tar files.
You might be able to do it from the command line.
tar -x /home/xxx/.gkrellm/themes/*.tar
(I'm not 100% sure this is the correct syntax).


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