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Old 03-13-2005, 08:27 AM   #1
Navop
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Question D/l a .tgz.tar file..how to unzip


new at this ...just d/l a file that ends in tgz.tar
tried gunzip and it give me an error..unknown suffix

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Old 03-13-2005, 08:56 AM   #2
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try this:
$ file foo.tgz.tar
POSIX tar archive
$ tar -xvf foo.tgz.tar
bar.tgz
$ file bar.tgz
GZIP compressed file (*or something similar*)
$ tar -zxvf bar.tgz
(*lots of files*)

... now, it beats me why the hell someone would want to tar a .tgz-file (tgz is an abbreviation of .tar.gz, so the full file would be .tar.gz.tar); anyways, hope this helps.

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