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Re: Extracting.tar.gz archives

From: Sven Hartrumpf
Subject: Re: Extracting.tar.gz archives
Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2003 17:36:53 +0200 (CEST)

If you have a recent tar, you can use option -z:

> tar xvfz foo.tar.gz

If your tar does not know -z, you must first decompress the archive with gzip:

> gzip -d foo.tar.gz

and then extract the archive:

> tar xvf foo.tar


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