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Old 11-10-2006, 12:35 AM   #1
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Question how to untar any types of extension


Greetings:

Im confused of many extensions in tar..theres (.gz,.bz,.tgz or maybe rpm)

Can anyone tell me all the available extensions in tar format and tell me the exact commands in how to untar them...thanx...

And Whats the difference between -xzvf,-zxvf..and other types...and do I need to type the (-)minus sign always.
 
Old 11-10-2006, 01:10 AM   #2
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I wrote a quick-and-dirty guide on this issue: http://badcomputer.org/unix/tar.bot
It answers all three of your questions.
 
  


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