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Un-archiving the glFusion Distribution

To un-archive a .gz file, you can use recent versions of WinRAR or 7-Zip. If you are running Mac OSX, please ensure you have the latest version of StuffIt installed as previous versions have had difficulty properly un-archiving .tar.gz files. For Linux/Unix users, use the standard tar command to extract the .tar.gz distribution.

You should extract the files to a temporary directory on your local workstation. We’ll upload these later to your web host.

Extracting the glFusion Distribution Archive

glFusion is distributed as both a TAR.GZ archive and a ZIP archive. Generally, Unix / Linux users will want to download the TAR.GZ archive and Windows or OS X will download the .zip archive.

Unix / Linux / OS X Users .tar.gz

Probably all of you can use the following:

tar -xzvf glfusion-1.6.6.tar.gz

This will extract the tarball into a sub directory named glfusion-1.6.6.

Microsoft Windows Users

To extract the archive you need an extraction tool. There are hundreds of different programs available and there is a good chance that you already have one. If not, here is a short selection:

Use your tool of choice to un-archive the glfusion-1.6.6.tar.gz or file to a sub-directory on your local workstation.

glfusion/installation/extract.txt · Last modified: 2017/02/10 15:07 (external edit)