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Old 08-03-2002, 06:30 PM   #1
chrismiceli
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help with .tar


how do you detar something without the .gz extension after the .tar, I know how to detar a tar.gz tar <name> xzvf. Help me please.
 
Old 08-03-2002, 07:09 PM   #2
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i'm not positive but i think tar -x will work also you can extract them using your GUI file manager by right clicking the tar archive
 
Old 08-03-2002, 11:54 PM   #3
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It's tar xvf <file_name>. The ' z ' option is for gunzipping a gzipped ( .gz ) tar file.
 
Old 08-04-2002, 12:02 AM   #4
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No NO NO.

Its tar xf filename
 
Old 08-04-2002, 12:14 AM   #5
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Why tar xf filename? Don't you like ' v ' ( verbose ) option?

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Old 08-04-2002, 12:18 AM   #6
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at the command prompt, type:
man tar
 
  


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