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Old 05-23-2003, 03:11 PM   #1
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Upacking archives


I have donwloaded a tar.gz file, and am trying to uppack the thing, but it keeps getting errors.

I am using tar -xf [filename].tar.gz but all that happens is that it just sits there and does nothing.

Am I using the wrong command?
 
Old 05-23-2003, 03:20 PM   #2
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-xzf
 
Old 05-23-2003, 05:03 PM   #3
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And for reasons for errors (if/when they occur) use the -v option:
tar xvzf
The -xf is if you gunzip it first:
gunzip filename.tar.gz | tar xf

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