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Old 11-12-2003, 03:59 AM   #1
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showing contents of a tar.Z file


I want to show the contents of a tar.Z -file in one command. How can I do that?
 
Old 11-12-2003, 05:14 AM   #2
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Check out man tar. I think 'tar tzvf file' will get it. Tar/gzip handles 'compress'ed files transparently, I think, if that actually is a .Z file.
 
  


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