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[oracle@term2 ~]$ cd /u01/gg/
[oracle@term2 gg]$ ls
ogg112101_fbo_ggs_Linux_x86_ora11g_32bit.zip
[oracle@term2 gg]$ tar -xvf ogg112101_fbo_ggs_Linux_x86_ora11g_32bit.zip
tar: This does not look like a tar archive
tar: Skipping to next header
tar: Archive contains obsolescent base-64 headers
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
[oracle@term2 gg]$
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Question by:walkerdba
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by:Andrej Pirman
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You are either using the wrong archive (it is ZOP archive, not TAR... download TAR from your source), or you are using the wrong archive handler (tar instead of unzip).

Try unzip ogg112101_fbo_ggs_Linux_x86_ora11g_32bit.zip and see, what's inside with
ls -al
It might be .tar is inside ZIP archive.
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by:Vivek Reddy
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tar -xvf is used to open TAR archives and GUNZIP/UNZIP of ZIP archives
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Gerwin Jansen earned 500 total points
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Try do determine the file type using:

file ogg112101_fbo_ggs_Linux_x86_ora11g_32bit.zip

It will most likely tell you it is a .zip file, unzip it first using unzip
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by:walkerdba
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exactly
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by:Andrej Pirman
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Sorry, but didn't I told you just that? To do:

unzip ogg112101_fbo_ggs_Linux_x86_ora11g_32bit.zip

first, then use TAR command?

I am glad we helped you, and I do not want to dramatize, but next time you should spread the points in a bit more fair manner ;)
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