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Old 02-21-2004, 07:13 PM   #1
deadjoebob
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bunzip 2 help


I'm trying to run bunzip2 using the command:

bunzip2 ut*

to extract a file. I'm just left with a new blank line and I can't do anything but quit bunzip2 with a control+c.

Am I using bunzip wrong?

Last edited by deadjoebob; 02-21-2004 at 07:32 PM.
 
Old 02-21-2004, 07:32 PM   #2
DrOzz
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its a bzip file not a tar ...
use the bunzip2 command ...



*edit*
seems like you figured it out before i posted
and maybe you just didn't let it finished yet, cause i assume that it must be a good sized file ... maybe it'll take a sec ..


*edit*

lol, edit again ...
seems like you figured it all out

Last edited by DrOzz; 02-21-2004 at 07:34 PM.
 
Old 02-21-2004, 07:33 PM   #3
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Nevermind. I got it.

It seems that if you just wait, you win. Patience is a nice thing to have.
 
  


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