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Re: Newbie Q: Where are my kernel sources?

On Wed, Aug 13, 2003 at 04:55:43PM +1000, Chris Share wrote:
> I've transferred these from my Debian CD and "un-bzipped" them. Now I've 
> got a .tar package that I need to unpack.
> I've tried to unpack this file using tar -x kernel-source-2.4.18.tar 
> however nothing happens.

It's 'tar xf kernel-source-2.4.18.tar'.

But next time you get whatever.tar.bz2, you can do it in one step:

	bzcat whatever.tar.bz2 | tar xf -

Note the dash at the end. This by itself means from standard input.

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