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Legendary_Bibo
May 14th, 2010, 03:49 AM
I changed some icons for a gnomenu theme but now I need to repackage into a tarball so I can install it. How would I do that?
Oh and I'm really bad with the command line, but I named the file WinFlagStart and it's on my desktop so you would know how to write the exact command I'd have to use :)

cj.surrusco
May 14th, 2010, 03:52 AM
Just right-click the file and then "compress" and then choose which type of tarball you want it to be.

Sealbhach
May 14th, 2010, 03:56 AM
Just right-click the file and then "compress" and then choose which type of tarball you want it to be.

Aye, it's very similar to zipping up a folder in Windows.

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cj.surrusco
May 14th, 2010, 04:01 AM
But I'm not exactly sure how making it into a tarball would help you "install it". Tarball is only a form of compression.

Legendary_Bibo
May 14th, 2010, 04:01 AM
I don't have a compress action

Legendary_Bibo
May 14th, 2010, 04:02 AM
But I'm not exactly sure how making it into a tarball would help you "install it". Tarball is only a form of compression.
Gnomenu installs tarballs which means I have to package it into a tarball

conradin
May 14th, 2010, 04:32 AM
Do it from the comand line with gzip or tar.
http://www.computerhope.com/unix/uzcat.htm
http://www.computerhope.com/unix/utar.htm

Legendary_Bibo
May 14th, 2010, 05:33 AM
Hey that helps a lot, now I know how to create tar files!!! Yay!