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Re: HELP!!!

On Sat, Nov 18, 2000 at 06:32:20PM -0500, urbanyon wrote:

:i downloaded what i think is the same driver (3c90x), but the thing is, it
:comes as a tar file, and when i move it (via floppy) from my windows
:machine to the linux box, the filename truncates.  of course, i could
:just download the driver directly to the linux machine, BUT I CAN'T GET 
:THE CARD INSTALLED!  any way around that?

you can just rename the file using `mv <old.file.name>
<new.file.name>`, asssuming it's a .tgz (or .tar.gz) file:

$ tar -xzvf file.tgz

will open it up (x = extract, z = zipped, v = verbose, f = file)


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