Unable to open tar.gz

John L Fjellstad john-ubuntu at fjellstad.org
Wed Sep 12 03:03:19 UTC 2007

miner <joh_hunter at shaw.ca> writes:

> I am new to Ubuntu and am unable to open the Thunderbird.tar.gz file.
> At the terminal I enter; tar -xvfz thunderbird-
> The response is;
> tar z: cannot open: no such file in directory
> tar: error not recoverable: exiting now

The f switch must be next to the filename

John L. Fjellstad
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