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Old 10-18-2005, 04:17 PM   #1
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how to unzip a ***.tar.bz2 file in Windows

How do I unpack a file with "tar.bz2" extension in the Windows? The archived file was created in the linux system. Can I use Winzip program? will it create any problem?

Old 10-18-2005, 04:19 PM   #2
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I think winrar can unpack them.
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Another vote for winrar
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Old 10-18-2005, 06:05 PM   #5
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Winzip should too.
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I like Zip Genius that usually will do the trick.
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7-zip works fine.
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Originally posted by DaWallace
7-zip works fine.
Hear hear!
Old 10-18-2005, 11:10 PM   #9
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It works in Windows
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winrar works great
Old 10-22-2005, 01:31 AM   #11
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I would go with 7-zip, which is a great open-source archiver that handles 7zip and other formats. (WinRAR and WinZip are both commercial software.) Otherwise, GnuWin32 and Cygwin have ports of Linux tools like bzip2 for Windows.
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Originally posted by spooon
I would go with 7-zip, which is a great open-source archiver that handles 7zip and other formats. (WinRAR and WinZip are both commercial software.) Otherwise, GnuWin32 and Cygwin have ports of Linux tools like bzip2 for Windows.
Go 7-Zip!
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Another vote for 7-Zip.

It is awesome.
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I go for zipgenius too. I've used it for a couple of years...

zipgenius has support for most of the compression format, for free, including 7-zip

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winrar, or you might even try freezip.


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