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Old 10-11-2003, 12:09 PM   #1
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When I click on the a .tar.gz folder I expect it to uncompress, like it says in the readme of the file. When I do that, it doesnt uncompress - mearly opens in a new windw - with the new folders not created. Hence, the uncompression not working. Any ideas?
Old 10-11-2003, 12:28 PM   #2
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yeah - run it from command -

type in:

gunzip yourpackage.tar.gz
tar -xvf yourpackage.tar

you should now have the folder.
Old 10-11-2003, 02:38 PM   #3
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Re: Uncompressing

Or in one step: tar zxvf foo-package.tar.gz (same for foo-package.tgz) or tar jxvf foo-package.tar.bz2 (for bz2-ed files).
Old 10-11-2003, 08:49 PM   #4
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I could not remember the z.


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