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Chris H

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Archiver problem
« on: March 11, 2009, 11:41:21 pm »
Want to tar.gz a file, right click on it in the file manager, create tar.gz file, all done.

If I select create archive it opens up the archiver window but errors out when creating the tar.gz archive, error message box is empty. With tar.bz2 it creates the archive, gives a blank error message and the archive is unaccessible.

Anyone else seeing this?

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Re: Archiver problem
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2009, 03:39:56 pm »
Which file manager are you using?  Thunar, PCManFM, or ???
eMachines EL-1300G desktop, 1.6GHz AMD Athlon 2650e CPU, 4GB RAM, nVidia GeForce 6150 SE video
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Chris H

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Re: Archiver problem
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2009, 05:19:08 pm »
Thunar 0.9.3

Recent download of VL6 Standard

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Re: Archiver problem
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2009, 01:12:32 pm »
Same here for .bz2 archives... with thunar in VL6 Std.

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Re: Archiver problem
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2009, 12:57:14 am »
As an update to this I find that if I double-click on an existing archive in thunar it doesn't open. What I did notice was excessive disk activity though.

So looking at the processes running I found the main process and also other spawned processes which were being created, then disppearing with more processes created to replace them. Sort of thing!

So I could check a process, say 12230 with ps aux, then immediately do another ps aux and 12230 is gone but the same command is now being run as 12239...... ad infinitum. Only stops when I kill the primary process, say 10057.

Hope that's clear  ;D
Chris