[SATLUG] PCLinuxOS / Thunderbird 126.96.36.199
hc at lookcee.com
Fri Jan 1 02:19:14 CST 2010
> On Thursday 31 December 2009 02:59:12 pm Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Michael wrote:
>>> couldn't find anything similar to stable, testing, etc.
>>> I googled package conversion and found a package called ALIEN. It is
>>> supposed to convert between .rpms and .debs, etc., but as far as I could
>>> tell, it doesn't convert .tar.gz into .debs. Is there such a program
>>> that will convert file.tar.gz into file.deb?
>> Why do you need that? You just need to:
>> tar -xf filename.tar.gz
>> and it is extracted.
>> -- Bruce
> Thanks to you and the others who posted responses. I attempted this process
> once before with mucho error messages - libraries and I can't remember what
> all else. I just remember it being a really big PITA. This time, no
> problem. Untarred it in /OPT and made a desktop short cut to it and it
> pulled up all of my emails like it had never been uninstalled. Good bye
> Happy New Year Everyone!
> "Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel
> of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." - Winston
Hi Michael this is off topic in ref to your Winston quote you might
enjoy reading David Irvings book available as .PDF here. A long but
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