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Old 03-17-2004, 11:45 AM   #1
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Post tar.gz


Hello, I am trying to extract a .tar.gz file. I have been reading the man files, and all I can see I need to do it /tar -x <filename> When I do this, the terminal just sits there, doing nothing. Is this the only switch I need to use? Thanks for your time. Using RedHat9
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Old 03-17-2004, 11:51 AM   #2
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try:

tar zxvf filename

z=unzip
x=extract
v=verbose
f=from file
 
Old 03-17-2004, 11:53 AM   #3
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Thanks! Works good now
 
  


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