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Old 03-23-2004, 12:30 AM   #1
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What unzips a .bz2 file?


I assume this is an embarrassingly simple newbie question, but I don't know how to open a .bz2 file. Is there a utility in Debian that will do that?
 
Old 03-23-2004, 12:31 AM   #2
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In a terminal
tar xjvf filename.tar.bz2

or in Nautilus or Konqueror you should be able to righ-click and have an option for extract.

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Old 03-23-2004, 12:41 AM   #3
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In a terminal
tar xjvf filename.tar.bz2
Yup, that did it... thanks.
 
  


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