Re: Installing packages

Bryn Paul Arnold Jones (
Tue, 8 Jul 1997 11:54:33 +0100 (BST)

On Tue, 8 Jul 1997, Simon Lea wrote:

> I need to print a postscript file on a network printer (the printer is
> setup and works fine with text).
> I understand that I need ghostscript.

Yep, not kernel related tho ...

> I have downloaded the file and tried to use the pkgtool
> I selected the option to install the ghostscript.tgz package and got no
> error messages.
> looking in var/adm/packages the file for ghostscript contains no
> information under the installed files section.


> and you guessed it, it dont work.
> I cannot tar -xzvf [filename].tgz the file
> I cannot gunzip the file

If gzip won't touch it, it's crupt go get it again.

> I'm stuck !!
> Si

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