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The .tgz/.tar.gz archive is corrupt. You should probably download it again. If you need to investigate further, file filename.tgz will take an educated guess what the file format is. For an actual gzip file the output would look more or less like this: filename.tgz: gzip compressed data, from Unix, max compression For a tar archive it would have the word ...


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It might be that the name of the directory you are extracting is the same as the file you are extracting, try to rename the archive file before extracting. It worked for me when i had a similar problem.


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It happens presumably because you tarred the whole public_html directory and its name is in the archive. You can use the --strip-components argument to cut off the head of the path when extracting. In your case: tar -xvzf --strip-components 1 orbit.tar.gz To remove the public_html/ and extract files directly into the current directory. 1 in the above ...


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When you created /var/www/orbitcode/public_html/orbit.tar.gz you missed the message that told you tar: Removing leading `/' from member names Use tar tf /var/www/orbitcode/public_html/orbit.tar.gz to list the member names. To correct for the current situation (use sudo to taste), cd /var/www/orbitcode/public_html # Assume extracted files must ...


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There is NO installation file in the .tar.gz file that you downloaded from Adobe website. Ditch the manual installation. Here's how you can install flash from the terminal: Open the program Software and Updates Go to Other Software Enable (check) Canonical Partners and close Software and Updates Open up a terminal and run: sudo apt-get update Now install ...


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First check the md5sum of the file: md5sum lynx2.8.8rel.2.tar.bz2 b231c2aa34dfe7ca25681ef4e55ee7e8 lynx2.8.8rel.2.tar.bz2 And if this is correct any of the following commands should work flawlessly: tar xvf lynx2.8.8rel.2.tar.bz2 bzcat -dk lynx2.8.8rel.2.tar.bz2 | tar xvf - bzip2 -dck lynx2.8.8rel.2.tar.bz2 | tar xvf - (The j option to call bzip2, ...


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You need to use "sudo" with the modprobe command, like this: sudo modprobe rt3290sta ...then enter your admin password (your password) Cheers, Al


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Here is a link to a discussion about a similar problem. Hope it helps. Tar error: Unexpected EOF in archive


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Try sudo tar acvf /home/john/Desktop/KS_UserFolders.tar.gz \ --exclude='*.m4v' \ --exclude='*.m4a' \ --exclude='*.mp3' media/john/OS/Users/ Note that the archive file name must come right after the f option (without a -), and the --exclude options need two dashes. If you want it all on one line, it would be sudo tar acvf /home/john/Desktop/...


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Combining the previous answers and comments: To simply extract the contents and create target directory if it is missing: mkdir -p /target/directory && tar xf archive.tar -C /target/directory To extract and also remove the root(first level) directory in the zip mkdir -p /target/directory && tar xf archive.tar -C /target/directory --strip-...



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