Redirect tar extract to another directory

tar xfz filename.tar.gz -C PathToDirectory
The command extracting the tar contents into particular directory ...

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By: Dhinesh
2011-11-17 12:43:56

What Others Think

This command can also be written in a more compact way: tar zxfC filename.tar.gz Path You only need to pay attention to the order of "fC" switches, they should match the order of the given arguments (filename.tar.gz, Path).
xakon · 347 weeks and 5 days ago
napoleonu · 347 weeks and 4 days ago

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