Subject: Re: "X windows" configuration
To: None <>
From: Christian Biere <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 11/13/2006 16:55:39
arnuld wrote:
> >> i even downloaded the "pkgsrc-2006Q3.tar.gz" on my hard-disk to burn
> >> it on CD but Linux always says: "not an archive".

> >That's weird, did you specify 'binary' mode when doing the transfer
> >with ftp? It's just a standard compressed tar archive.
> NO, i just left-clicked the link in my firefox & that asked me to
> save. 3rd & 4th time i tried my usual method: right-click & save.

Have you verified their checksums?

SHA1 (pkgsrc-2006Q3.tar.gz) = 3a35ef381d2233e3f5033b369b33846d398fb609
SHA1 (pkgsrc-2006Q3.tar.bz2) = a4cee3a54792c84dcc7c5fde7e9c347d1fbfe014

What command did you use exactly to untar them?