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billy_other
sl5600

hello folks, trying to install gnuplot on a sl5600, but the tar file is corrupt. I downloaded gnuplot-3.7.1 for Zaurus, but keeping getting bad header err msg

Anyone got a working tar file or knows how to get round this problem

thks

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billy
lardman
Is it an ar archive?

Where did you get it from?

Si
billy_other
hello lardman,

i was hoping you would reply smile.gif ...you helped when i first enquired if zaurus would run gnuplot!

I down load it from http://www.geocities.com/john.cabrer/zaurus/

thks smile.gif

billy
lardman
I just downloaded it and it works fine.

Check that your browser hasn't decompressed it or added an extra tar on the end.

Then it should work fine if you do:

# cd /
# tar -zxvf /path/to/file/gnuplot-3.7.1_arm.tar.gz


Si
billy_other
hello lardman,

thks worked like a dream...forgot the 'z' switch

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billy
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