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Message 848 - Posted: 23 Jun 2004, 22:17:02 UTC

I have twice downloaded the Linux version from http://setiboinc.ssl.berkeley.edu/sah/download.php but am unabe to install. Gunzipping it from the command line returns the error;

gunzip: boinc_3.18_i686-pc-linux-gnu.gz: not in gzip format.

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Message 874 - Posted: 23 Jun 2004, 23:14:35 UTC

Just rename the file to whatever you want. I named it boinc. Then run it. NZo eed to decompress.

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Message 893 - Posted: 24 Jun 2004, 0:31:41 UTC - in response to Message 874.

> Just rename the file to whatever you want. I named it boinc. Then run it.
> NZo eed to decompress.
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That did it. Thanks!

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Message 11278 - Posted: 22 Jul 2004, 12:47:21 UTC

Yes it seems that guys renamed the file without making it a GZIP file... Duh

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