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problems extracting

PostPosted: 08. March 2006 01:00
by byroman
hello all,
I just downloaded Xampp, and so far im very impressed. But i have run into some problems wen running the extract comand. When i run this comand:
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 tar -xvzf xampp-linux-1.5.1.tar.gz -C /opt
I get this error:
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tar: xampp-linux-1.5.1.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or directory
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors

Any ideas? Im running Fedora Core. Any help would be very apreciated!
Thanks in advance,
Byroman

PostPosted: 21. March 2006 16:59
by Nick Taylor
Where is the xampp tar file, and where are you running the extract command from?
By the looks of it, you might have to specify the location (path) of where you stored the tar file, or run the command from that folder.

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 tar -xvfz /tmp/xampp-linux-1.5.1.tar.gz -C /opt
if the xampp-linux-1.5.1.tar.gz is in the /tmp/ folder, for instance.

Hope this helps

Nick 8)