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Old 09-05-2003, 02:42 PM   #1
priya
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how to decompress gzip file with extension .cif?


i have a file which is gzip compressed and the extension is .cif.
when trying to decompress it using the command " gunzip -df abc.cif " it says
unknown suffix ignored. can u suggest a solution for this?
 
Old 09-05-2003, 02:49 PM   #2
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first execute the file utility ( 'file abc.cif' ) to make sure that it is a gzip file ... if it is then simply rename the file ( 'mv abc.cif abc.zip' (or is it .gz) ) and then unzip as usual.
 
  


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