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Old 10-02-2006, 12:20 AM   #1
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How can I decrypt a tar.gz.bf BACKUP FILE? I have the password.


I'm trying to re-install my system from a bootable dvd. The DVD has all the information on it, but it fails to install it on my computer. I have the 3 tar files ....I need to open them/install them. Thanks
 
Old 10-02-2006, 03:02 AM   #2
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what are you trying to do?
re-install a system or extract tar archives?
 
Old 10-02-2006, 10:14 AM   #3
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I used Mkcdrec to create a bootable backup, but

I went to boot up my system, the DVD works, but before it gets to install my backup, I get some errors. Supposedly Mkcdrec said the backup was a success, sure it was. So, I have to just decrypt the 4 .tar.gz.bf files(Total 3.6GB) and find another way to install them, OR just get all my music and photos back. All I need is my home/Doug folder. I have since re-installed Suse, but I need to recover those files. I hope you can help.
 
Old 10-02-2006, 12:15 PM   #4
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dont the normal tar commands work?
mv bkp.tar.gz.bf bkp.tar.gz
tar -xvzf bkp.tar.gz
 
Old 10-02-2006, 12:42 PM   #5
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I tried that.....got an <arch> error.

Remember, this was an ENCRYPTED DVD. It was encrypted using Cipher=BF. I have the password. Thanks
 
  


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