help pl.

David Bauer bauer at
Mon Jul 23 07:06:57 UTC 2001

Kala wrote:
> Hi all,
>  Cud u pl.tell me whether i can install Emboss on True64Unix...
>  I'm unable to untar it...It says "not look like a tar archive"...

The download file is a tar file which is compressed with gzip.
If you have gnu tar use 'tar -xvzf <filename>'. The z options says its a
compressed tar file.
If your systems tar does not know how to handle compressed archives
(like e.g. the Solaris tar) you must first run 'gunzip <filname>'.

I hope this helps,

Ciao, David.

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