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Old 05-23-2005, 05:36 PM   #1
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File extension...??

What does the extension filename ......tar.gz means?
Is it a zip file?
Old 05-23-2005, 05:42 PM   #2
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Do a little googling and you'll sure to find all the answers you need.

.tar.gz is a Zipped Tarball -- basically a zip file for linux. A Tarball is a package of files, and the .gz descriptor shows that it's been "gzipped" to reduce file size.

$ man tar


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