[Slackbuilds-users] A Problem With SlackBuilds tar.gz Files on Download

B Watson yalhcru at gmail.com
Tue Nov 11 19:10:36 UTC 2014

On 11/11/14, Thomas Ronayne <ronayne.thomas at gmail.com> wrote:

> For some time I've had a problem (a minor annoyance actually) when I
> download a SlackBuild file: the file is delivered uncompressed although
> the file name is still; e.g., /yasm.tar.gz/. That is, it's a tar file.

Right-click, "copy link location", switch to an xterm or such, type
"wget ", then paste. If you're manually downloading build scripts,
you're going to end up using a terminal to extract & run them anyway.

Or if you prefer a GUI method, try installing uget.

Or, just use sbopkg or sbotools to download/build/install stuff from

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