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Re: Installation Problems



On Fri, 17 Dec 2004 08:46:57 -0500 (EST)
fedora-list-request redhat com wrote:

> Hi FC3 users,
> 
> I installed the application *Password Manager*, but where is it now? How
> can I start it? I saw screen shots on the web and it should have a GUI.
> On Windows you can use new installed apps by selecting START -> All
> Programs etc.. How it is done on Linux (which I love right now, although
> it is tough for me to understand it at present).
> 
> I have a file called gDesklets-0.32.tar.bz2 and I tried to untar it by
> tar -xf gDesklets-0.32.tar.bz2, it shows me:
> 
> tar: This does not look like a tar archive
> tar: Skipping to next header
> tar: Archive contains obsolescent base-64 headers
> tar: Read 4482 bytes from gDesklets-0.32.tar.bz2
> tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
> 
> Are there any other tools for bz2 files? Or am I doing s.th. wrong with
> TAR? Or is it my amd 64 bit again?
> 
> -- 
> Max Reeves <delirium expansionmedia de>

You need to use j flag. See man tar. Do this:
tar jxvf gDesklets-0.32.tar.bz2

-- 
Richard E Miles
Federal Way WA.
registered linux user 46097


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