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Old 10-10-2003
adobe freeware question

I've just downloaded the adobe reader for a solaris 8 box of mine. I try to unzip it as it is is tar.gz format and get a binary error ?

how can I unzip this thing and get the reader going ?

thanks
# 2  
Old 10-10-2003
..........

have you really unzipped it...?
the *.tar.gz files you have to gunzip it

# gunzip reader.tar.gz
# tar -xf reader.tar

or you could make it in one logical row:

# zcat reader.tar.Z | tar xf -


greetings Pre▀y
# 3  
Old 10-10-2003
MySQL

thank you , I will try that and let you know
# 4  
Old 10-11-2003
tar xvfz filename.tar.gz

works aswell.

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