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  1. #1
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    Copying and untaring in UNIX

    Can any one tell me :

    How I can copy and untar this tar file.... icewm_etc.tar.gz from the directory /etc/icewm

    How can I Install a rpm file , also how can I install rpms form CDs to the standard directory ~/rpms and also install it.

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    Re: Copying and untaring in UNIX

    Originally posted by taiwoadeegbe
    Can any one tell me :

    How I can copy and untar this tar file.... icewm_etc.tar.gz from the directory /etc/icewm

    How can I Install a rpm file , also how can I install rpms form CDs to the standard directory ~/rpms and also install it.
    tar xvzf icewm_etc.tar.gz

    rpm -Uvh some_rpm_package.rpm

    Hints:
    man tar
    man rpm

  3. #3
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    It worked

    Thanks Ika for the solution.It worked.

    The programme is alright now.

    Cheers.

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