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Old 04-13-2004, 06:03 PM   #1
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extracting .gz files


how do i extract files that end in .gz? im running yello dog version 3.0.1
 
Old 04-13-2004, 06:13 PM   #2
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It depends somewhat. Is it tarred as well?

See man tar
An example:
cd /path/to/extract/directory
tar -xvjpf /path/to/<file>.tar.bz2

# Guides to software management
LNAG - How do I install a program I downloaded from the Internet?
Rute Guide's software explanation
You might want to check out CheckInstall to manage source code installations/uninstallation
 
Old 04-13-2004, 06:16 PM   #3
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if you have a tar archive then use:


tar -zxf your.tar.gz


or gunzip.


man gunzip
 
  


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