I am relatively new at this linux thing, so I am having some
problems. I am using RedHat V3.0.3 (picasso)
Particularly if I get files from the internet.
For instance, when I got the V2.4x cpio, it was in tgz format,
fortunately there was a readme on the directory that told me what I
needed to do to extract the files.
But, overall, many times I see x.tar.gz or x.tgz or whatever that is
out there. If there is a readme, it always seems like it is
extracted somewhat differently, depending on what it is, or where I
Is there no standard in this?
I have been trying to only use rpm's (the RedHat installer stuff) for
the programs I need upgrades to, but it seems like most of the gnu
stuff and a lot of others is not available that way.
// Lloyd Parsons
// Herrin, IL
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