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tar (child): tor-browser-linux32-3.5.2.1_en-US.tar.xz: Cannot open: No such file or directory

I have followed the steps:

  1. Make a backup copy of your current sources.list file

    sudo cp /etc/apt/sources.list /etc/apt/sources.list.bak
    
  2. Append new line of text to current sources.list file

    CLI
    
    echo "new line of text" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
    
    GUI (Text Editor)
    
    sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
    
  3. Paste new line of text on new line at end of current sources.list text file in Text Editor.

    Save and close sources.list

    Don't forget to update in order to use the new repository

    sudo apt-get update
    

    (Found here How do I add a line to my /etc/apt/sources.list?)

so i come back to this step:

But i keep getting

tar (child): tor-browser-linux32-3.5.2.1_en-US.tar.xz: 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
  • I have even tried sudo sudo tar -xvJf tor-browser-linux32-3.5.2.1_en-US.tar.xz – axam Feb 20 '14 at 10:25
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Look at the error message. It can't find the file you're telling it to open.

Assuming you've downloaded the file, you need to cd into the same directory in your terminal. So if you saved the file into ~/Downloads:

cd ~/Downloads
tar -xvJf tor-browser-linux32*
  • that's amazing, your amazing that worked!!!! Thank you so much – axam Feb 20 '14 at 10:47

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