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Old 01-29-2007, 10:00 AM   #1
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tar: how to extract only one directory from a backup


I've got a 5 Gb backup.tar.gz file. I want to extract only one directory from it (it contains +100 directories) but I don't find the right option on 'tar' command?

Any suggestion?
Old 01-29-2007, 10:35 AM   #2
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tar zxf backup.tar.gz dir_to_restore


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