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Old 11-10-2004, 12:07 PM   #1
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How to extract a tar.gz file?

Thanks for helping in extracting those bz2 files, now I can't figure out how to extract tar.gz files. Any help would be appreciated.
Old 11-10-2004, 12:15 PM   #2
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Did you know that you get really good information when you type 'man <command>' on a command line?

Have a try on 'man tar'

tar -xzvf *.tar.gz
Old 11-10-2004, 12:15 PM   #3
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cd to the directory and do tar -xvf archive_name or tar -xvf /path/to/archive_name
Old 11-10-2004, 12:24 PM   #4
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thanks guys once again. All resolved.


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