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Old 03-27-2002, 08:30 PM   #1
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Wink Gzip


I am using windows now,
I download some GZIP files and can't unzip it with windows WinZip,

what can i do ?
 
Old 03-27-2002, 09:11 PM   #2
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windows zip programs won't be able to read a linux gzipped program. there are differences between the two. if you could read anything made for linux in windows, what would be the point of having two different OS's.

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Old 03-27-2002, 09:24 PM   #3
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BUT PDF file is the same for both, right ?
 
Old 03-27-2002, 09:30 PM   #4
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a pdf file is a pdf file.. a gzip file is usually created for unzipping in linux or unix.. don't know of any programs that would unzip it in windows. i don't think winzip does it by default if that is what your trying it with.

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Old 03-28-2002, 07:00 AM   #5
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Tar.gz file s read by WinZip without a problem. In my case.
 
Old 03-28-2002, 10:39 PM   #6
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After reading this threat, I've tried to unzip phpnuke and some *.tar files. It works fine with my Winzip.
 
Old 03-29-2002, 07:22 AM   #7
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Try this one

In winblows my favorite zip/unzip utility is WinAce..........and it will handle gzip and tar files.
 
Old 03-29-2002, 03:51 PM   #8
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Older versions of winzip are unable to use tar and gzip. The latest version should be able to though - like some have stated.
 
  


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