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Old 03-26-2002, 01:41 AM   #1
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bz2 extension

how to extract from bz2 eztension file
Old 03-26-2002, 03:20 AM   #2
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Use bunzip2, example: bunzip2 progname.tar.bz2 & that will leave you with progname.tar & then just run :tar -xvf progname.tar
Hope that help's
Old 03-26-2002, 07:31 AM   #3
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If your tar has been patched then you can use the following command.

tar xjf filename.tar.bz2


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