Comment 45 for bug 1016559

On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 07:09:00AM -0000, Nadia DiraƤ wrote:
> I have the same problem: in software center there is always an
> installation busy, blockiing everything. I tried several of the
> workarounds stated above an trying to reinstall but I get this:
>
> cd ~ wget -0 - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86" | tar xzf
> -
>
> gzip: stdin: unexpected end of file
> tar: Child returned status 1
> tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
>
> What can I try next?

Well, you got the command wrong for starters.

cd ~; wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86" | tar xzf -

That's a capital O, not a zero, and you missed the semicolon before wget.

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Kind regards,
Loong Jin