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"Error: Unable to determine type" Do I have the right files?

There's a cool project on Github with little swarm robots that I want to replicate (find on Github at 'ShapeLab/SwarmUI') and in the repository there are gerber files.

As a new user I'm not allowed to post links to images so here's the file listing file by file:
  • drills.sm
  • layer_1.GBX
  • layer_2.GBX
  • layer_3.GBX
  • layer_4.GBX
  • mask_1.GBX
  • mask_4.GBX
  • outline.GBX
  • rout.sm
  • silk_1.GBX
  • silk_4.GBX

However, when I zip the directory and enter it into the input field, I get the following error:
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Error: Unable to determine type.

I was told to zip the files when I contacted Dirtypcb's support. What am I doing wrong?

Re: "Error: Unable to determine type" Do I have the right fi

Reply #1
See http://dev.dirtypcbs.com/store/pcbs/about

You need to rename the files with the following extensions (quoted from that webpage)

Upload one or more PCBs on the order page. Gerber files should be inside a .zip archive with standard file extensions:
Gerber file extension    Layer
GTO    Top Silkscreen (text)
GTS    Top Soldermask (the 'green' stuff)
GTL    Top Copper (conducting layer)
GBL    Bottom Copper
GBS    Bottom Soldermask
GBO    Bottom Silkscreen
GML/GKO/GBR*    Board Outline*
TXT    Routing and Drill (the holes and slots)
*Required