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tba
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 29, 2002 8:21 am    Post subject: tar not in path Reply with quote

i cant unpack tars in konqueror or through the program itself because it says tar is not in my path... which file contains my path info?
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 29, 2002 4:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Make sure you have tar installed first... /bin/tar

If you are using the bash shell, you can customize your path in ~/.bashrc

Also take a look at /etc/profile.env for global PATH settings.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 30, 2002 6:45 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

See what your path is:

Code:
echo $PATH


/bin should be there :)
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 30, 2002 7:21 am    Post subject: /bin Reply with quote

actually it was rar. tar was already there but i so rarely deal with rar files i mustve subconciously read "tar." rar on the otherhand is installed in /opt/bin/rar/ for somereason so i just added that to my path
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 01, 2002 7:37 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's great! 8O
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