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Old 01-22-2003, 11:54 PM   #1
Xylicon
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Question extracting this file...


Hi, EA released the 1942 Linux Beta server and i downloaded it but i don't know how to extract it tar zxvf doesnt work and its not a .bin im stuck. can somone help me? here is the filename: bf1942-lnxded-1.2beta1.tar.bz2
 
Old 01-23-2003, 12:11 AM   #2
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That file is compressed using tar and bzip2.

bzip2 -d filename.tar.bz2
tar -xvf filename.tar
 
Old 01-23-2003, 12:12 AM   #3
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You'll probably need to use the y option or flag to untar with bunzip.

man tar for more details.
 
Old 01-23-2003, 07:57 AM   #4
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More bz2 fun...

try:
"tar -xvjf bf1942-lnxded-1.2beta1.tar.bz2"
else:
"bzcat bf1942-lnxded-1.2beta1.tar.bz2 | tar -xv
 
Old 01-23-2003, 08:49 AM   #5
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Smile (;

Ok it worked, thanks for all your guy's help
 
  


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