Problem with Archiving .tar

Richard cms0009 at
Fri Nov 2 03:00:24 UTC 2007

On Thursday 01 November 2007 3:14:19 pm Derek Broughton wrote:
> Richard wrote:
> > On Thursday 01 November 2007 10:04:04 am Derek Broughton wrote:
> >> So?  If you won't _try_ it with the command line and tell us what
> >> happens, how are we supposed to help?  I absolutely agree this should
> >> work from the GUI, and I wouldn't dream of doing it in the CLI for
> >> normal use, but you aren't helping us help you.
> >
> > I did try it from the command line, and all is well.
> > works just fine.
> You didn't mention that.  Then, when you try to do this from the GUI, does
> anything get written to .xsession_errors? What does "ps ux" show while it's
> trying to run?  I would expect there to be a process running "tar", and it
> would be interesting to know what exactly is the command line it's using.
> --
> derek

will test this.

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