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    cd to the directory where you have the tar.gz
    what does this mean..........please i am going nuts ........trying to install tar and nothing happens in my root would be apreaciated ;D

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    It means open the directory where you saved the file.
    CD stands for Change Directory.

  3. #3


    Yeah. What countach44 said is true.

    so if you have a directory named foo

    # cd foo
    That will switch the directory to foo.

    If you're not too familiar with the Shell (Command Line Interface), I would suggest using a File Manager such as Konqueror or Nautilus. '

    But I strongly encourage learning the Bash Shell:
    Here is the first part of "Bash Made Easy"

    The other two parts are here:

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    thanks a million guys

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