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Trying to install Catlateral Damage using the usual extracting and installing commands on the terminal, but it keeps tossing me annoying errors. Probably missing something obvious. Both the archive and the file are on my desktop. Note: the file created by extracting the archive starts out named the same, but then switches to "Linux". I tried renaming it CatlateralDamage too.

rachael@rachael-desktop:~$ cd /home/rachael/desktop/catlateraldamage
bash: cd: /home/rachael/desktop/catlateraldamage: No such file or directory
rachael@rachael-desktop:~$ cd /home/rachael/desktop/catlateral damage
bash: cd: /home/rachael/desktop/catlateral: No such file or directory
rachael@rachael-desktop:~$ cd /home/rachael/desktop/catlateraldamage
bash: cd: /home/rachael/desktop/catlateraldamage: No such file or directory
rachael@rachael-desktop:~$ cd /home/rachael/desktop/catlateraldamage_v4.1a_linux.tar.gz
bash: cd: /home/rachael/desktop/catlateraldamage_v4.1a_linux.tar.gz: No such file or directory
rachael@rachael-desktop:~$ tar -xzf catlateraldamage_v4.1a_linux.tar.gz
tar (child): catlateraldamage_v4.1a_linux.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or directory
tar (child): Error is not recoverable: exiting now
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
rachael@rachael-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install catlateraldamage
[sudo] password for rachael: 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Unable to locate package catlateraldamage
rachael@rachael-desktop:~$ cd /home/rachael/desktop/linux 
bash: cd: /home/rachael/desktop/linux: No such file or directory
rachael@rachael-desktop:~$ tar -zxvf CatlateralDamage_v4.1a_Linux.tar.gz
tar (child): CatlateralDamage_v4.1a_Linux.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or directory
tar (child): Error is not recoverable: exiting now
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
rachael@rachael-desktop:~$ 
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what was the path to the catlateraldamage_v4.1a_linux.tar.gz file? –  Avinash Raj Feb 10 at 6:52
    
it's sitting on my desktop...? –  user246603 Feb 10 at 6:55

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Try these commands,

cd ~/Desktop
tar -xzvf CatlateralDamage_v4.1a_linux.tar.gz
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d'oh >.< didn't realize it's case-sensitive. now the tarball's unwound. what's next? –  user246603 Feb 10 at 7:07
    
    
well, now i'm in the Linux directory, but ./configure doesn't work. what am i missing? –  user246603 Feb 10 at 7:13
    
post the ouptut of ls –  Avinash Raj Feb 10 at 7:15
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@AvinashRaj: Please don't encourage users to post to pastebin or provide output in comments. The question should be edited instead to add more information. –  minerz029 Feb 11 at 8:14
cd /home/rachael/Desktop

then

 tar -zxvf CatlateralDamage_v4.1a_Linux.tar.gz

read this for more info

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D for desktop would be in caps. –  Avinash Raj Feb 10 at 6:58
    
no joy. same errors. this is where i got the file from: catlateraldamage.com/play click on the "linux" link for the tar.gz d'oh >.< didn't realize it's case-sensitive. now the tarball's unwound. what's next? –  user246603 Feb 10 at 7:00

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