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  1. #1

    how do i install this.. its not in gzip or rpm format....??

    thats the file name, its quake3 if anyone is wondering.

    [admin@dhcppc2 tmp]$ tar zxvf

    gzip: stdin: not in gzip format
    tar: Child returned status 1
    tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors

    thats what it is saying. any clues?


  2. #2
    JAPH Senior Christoph's Avatar
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    I think that you install it by typing sh I can't quite remember, but I know that it's something like that.
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  3. #3
    well.... it did something, what it did im not quite sure.

  4. #4
    It should have made you agree to a license and answer some other questions, then installed the game.

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    Piano Man PhoenixMDM's Avatar
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    Aug 2001
    Candia, NH
    i have quake 3 linux full, installs the same way...



    and if that dosn't work:


    and if ya wanna get tricky, it IS gzipped, see the .gz part? lol, just teasing ya....

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    Senior Member Richard's Avatar
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    It's a shell script.

    To make a shell script executable you should do the following.

    chmod +x filname

    then execute it with

    Most games require that you are root for the installation process.

    If you're ever making your own scripts make sure the intended user has read permissions.

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