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damian 6th May 2005 13:49

tar.gz?
 
I'm a total newbie so I'm sorry if this question is totally stupid... :o
What are files with the extension tar.gz, and what can I do with them?

Damian

tagammeer 6th May 2005 14:30

Basically, a tar.gz is an archive (similar to zip files on Windows). You can unpack it by typing

Code:

tar xvfz /path/to/your/archive.tar.gz


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