[SATLUG] PCLinuxOS / Thunderbird 2.0.0.20

Herb Cee hc at lookcee.com
Fri Jan 1 02:19:14 CST 2010


Michael wrote:
> 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
>>     
>
> 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 
> K-Mail.
>
> 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  
> Churchill 

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 
great read.
http://www.fpp.co.uk/books/Churchill/1/index.html


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