LinuxQuestions.org
Go Job Hunting at the LQ Job Marketplace
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 06-28-2004, 12:17 PM   #1
grim_chel
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Distribution: Slackware 10.0
Posts: 7

Rep: Reputation: 0
Extracting tar.bz2 archive through console


Can I do that b/c I don't have GUI running?
If u know how to plz give me a spec. comand
Thanks Greg.
 
Old 06-28-2004, 12:25 PM   #2
slakmagik
Senior Member
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 4,113

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
tar xjvf foo.tar.bz2

Read man pages! Search LQ! FFFFAQ.
 
Old 06-28-2004, 12:26 PM   #3
jong357
Senior Member
 
Registered: May 2003
Location: Columbus, OH
Distribution: DIYSlackware
Posts: 1,914

Rep: Reputation: 52
We should make a sticky on basic console commands.... I think it would be a good idea...

Code:
cd /to/directory/where/archive/is
Code:
tar -xjf filename.tar.bz2
 
Old 06-28-2004, 12:27 PM   #4
grim_chel
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Distribution: Slackware 10.0
Posts: 7

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
we should thats true
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
a tough question 4 u, problem in extracting tar & tar.gz files p_garg Linux - General 5 11-08-2010 12:02 PM
tar - extracting a single directory from a large archive? lowpro2k3 Linux - General 1 07-24-2005 03:44 AM
How to list the files in my tar.bz2 archive ??? merlin23 Linux - Newbie 13 12-14-2004 09:50 AM
extracting tar.bz2.gz files crank Linux - Newbie 5 04-19-2004 12:33 AM
extracting .bz2 files mjkramer Linux - Newbie 4 10-16-2003 10:23 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:21 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration