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Old 02-11-2002, 04:21 PM   #1
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how do i extract a .tgz ?


i have this .tgz file but i dont know how to extract it. anyone know? thx.
 
Old 02-11-2002, 04:25 PM   #2
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usually a tar zvf ./filename.tgz

man tar

for more info on options.
 
Old 02-11-2002, 04:30 PM   #3
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i tried it, and it gave me this:

tar: you must specify one of the `-acdtrux' options. any ideas?
 
Old 02-11-2002, 04:32 PM   #4
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tar xvzf filename.tgz
 
Old 02-11-2002, 04:40 PM   #5
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my bad, in some cases a .tgz file won't be compressed so you should try tar xvf ./filename
check out this page for info: http://linux.ctyme.com/man/man2684.htm
 
  


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