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> Can't Install Packages On Cacko Rom (sl-c1000), MacOS X, Zaurus SL-C1000 and Cacko ROM.
post Aug 24 2006, 03:38 AM
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Hi Guy's,

This is my first posting on the OE forums and I am hopeful in anticipation that some kind person here will have an answer to my issue.

I am running MacOS X Tiger on my G5 and transferring ipkg.gz files with a CF card reader onto my Zaurus. However, When I gunzip the files and browse for them in the "files" tab I can see the install files icons and click on them, and the "Package Installer" window pops up but when I click Install packages there are no packages found in the list to install.

I managed to install many applications using this method with the standard Sharp ROM but it was not English enough for me.

I have been downloading applications that are supposed to be compatible with Cacko so can anyone tell me if this is typical? Or what I am doing wrong?

My ROM version is CACkO Zaurus Qtopia ROM 1.23 1029311005

Thanks in advance.

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post Aug 24 2006, 05:14 AM
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One other things to note.

There are another from of ipks that don't use gzip to compress the ipk but ar instead. These won't be recognised by the "Package Manager" and will beed to be unpacked and gzipped before they will be seen.

But most likely it is the reason that hns suggest - your prowser is ungzipping the ipk as they are being downloaded

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