[ALUG] Flash issues

samwise samwise at bagshot-row.org
Fri Jul 9 16:33:59 BST 2010

> tar -xvvf flashplayer_10_plugin_debug.tar.gz
> tar: flashplayer_10_plugin_debug.tar.gz: Cannot open: No such file or directory
> Is what terminal says. It's clearly on the desktop though so where am
> I going wrong here?
> Bev.

Type (not the #):

# pwd

to print your current directory.  If the file is on your desktop, then
you need to be in /home/bev/Desktop or somewhere similar.  You can
change directory with cd:

# cd /home/bev/Desktop

You can see the files in your current directory by doing an ls:

# ls

Once you see the file listed in the output from ls, you may need to
use a ./ to let linux know it needs to look in the current directory

# tar -xzvf ./flashplayer_10_plugin_debug.tar.gz



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