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Unpack .tgz File On Linux

Terminal - Unpack .tgz File On Linux
tar -axf fileNameHere.tgz
2014-02-01 16:14:22
User: toro
Functions: tar
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Unpack .tgz File On Linux

With -a you don't care about file type (bz2, gzip, etc.)

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tar zxvf fileNameHere.tgz
2014-01-28 10:33:51
User: Jonas_E
Functions: tar
Tags: tar unpack
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tar command options:

-z : Uncompress the resulting archive with gzip command.

-x : Extract to disk from the archive.

-v : Produce verbose output i.e. show progress and file names while extracting files.

-f backup.tgz : Read the archive from the specified file called backup.tgz.

-C /tmp/data : Unpack/extract files in /tmp/data instead of the default current directory.

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