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Old 07-31-2005, 12:17 PM   #1
triumdh
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how do I unzip .gz files?


I need to unzip a .gz file, I downloaded an unzip program but it was in a .gz format. Catch 22.
I would appreciate any help on this as I have been using Suse Linux for about 1 hour and it is kinda frustrating.
I also cannot find multimedia or open office under the start menu, all apps?
Cannot open PDF file even though it recognizes the format?

Thx.
 
Old 07-31-2005, 12:51 PM   #2
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For .tar.gz, you can use "tar zxvf filename.tar.gz" (without the quotes), if it's just .gz, you may have to use the gunzip command. These commands are executed in a terminal window. For more info about tar and gunzip, type "man tar" or "man gunzip" respectively, in a terminal (and again without quotes).
 
Old 07-31-2005, 05:26 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply

I finally got it.

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