Need help downloading tar. bz extension please

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by NorthernLightsFan, Mar 8, 2005.

  1. I just downloaded wall paper from gnome look dot org and the extension ends with tar. bz I tried to drag the file into /usr/share/backgrounds/images folder , when I do that I get an error thats say I don't have write access to that folder dose anyone know how I can root into the /usr/share/backgrounds/images folder and place the image in there.

    I'm using Debian Linux

    Any info on how to go about installing this download will be appreciated very much

  2. hyousif

    hyousif New Member

    Aug 25, 2004
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    most linux apps ive dealt with have a readme or something that explains how to install
  3. I already looked, couldn't find one
  4. Penguin Man

    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

    Apr 27, 2002
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    Edmonton, AB
    Either start your web browser as root and drag it, or put it somewhere that you have non-root access to (I'd recommend putting it somewhere in your home directory, since it doesn't really need to go in /usr/share/backgrounds/images). Once you download it, you'll need to decompress it with the command tar -jxvf <filename>, although if you double click on it in whatever GUI file manager you're using, it'll probably uncompress it for you.

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