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Old 04-28-2009, 02:00 AM   #1
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Can someone tell me what this really means?


can someone tell me what the stuff before and after the file name is?

tar xvfz xampp-linux-1.7.1.tar.gz -C /opt
 
Old 04-28-2009, 02:22 AM   #2
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You need to read the manual pages for the tar cmd; use this at the cmd line

man tar

anyway,

tar - tape archive cmd
x - extract content
v - verbose
f - next arg is file to work on
z - file is compressed with gzip; see gzip man page

-C - next option is a target dir

/opt - target dir to put extracted content into

bookmark/read this: http://rute.2038bug.com/index.html.gz
 
Old 04-28-2009, 05:17 AM   #3
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Sorry, mispost

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