[Techtalk] SUMMARY: Gunzip, gzip, tar, etc. 'nother obvious newbie question
rherold at earthlink.net
Tue Oct 2 19:02:50 EST 2001
is this a subtle hint that I am supposed to repost a summary of the answers
to the list?
sorry, haven't seen anyone else doing that in the limited time I was lurking
before making myself known.
----- Original Message -----
From: "the sunlover2" <thesunlover2 at hotmail.com>
To: <rherold at earthlink.net>; <techtalk at linuxchix.org>
Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2001 6:34 PM
Subject: [Techtalk] SUMMARY: Gunzip, gzip, tar, etc. 'nother obvious newbie
> # gunzip something.tar.gz OR
> # gzip -d something.tar.gz OR
> # uncompress something.tar.Z
> # tar xvf something.tar
> # gunzip <something.tar.gz | tar xvf -
> # gunzip <something.tgz | tar xvf -
> # gzip -cd something.tgz | tar xvf -
> # compress -d <something.tar.Z | tar xvf -
> # zcat something.tar.Z | tar xvf -
> # unzip -q something.zip
> Alex C.
> Agents in U.S. & Canada are welcomed!
> >From: "Rachel Herold" <rherold at earthlink.net>
> >To: <techtalk at linuxchix.org>
> >Subject: Re: [Techtalk] 'nother obvious newbie question
> >Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2001 15:47:12 -0700
> > > I wrote:
> ><snip>I found a whole set of help files ending in .gz but haven't been
> > > >able to figure out how to read/open them
> >thanks for all the help. some things are much clearer now...
> >else though is still murky as mississippi mud)
> >..happily exploring newbie land
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