Decompressing,Opening and Installing a tar.bz2 file

Discussion in 'HOWTO-Related Questions' started by Trev_c, Jul 2, 2007.

  1. Trev_c

    Trev_c New Member

    Hi everyone! Just hope that i am in the right sector so here goes. Have been fighting a losing battle trying to decompress, open and install a tar.bz2 file. Have to say that i am a real n00b. Thanks for any help. Trev
  2. Trev_c

    Trev_c New Member

    Forgot to mention that i an running Mandriva Spring and the KDE desktop
  3. falko

    falko Super Moderator ISPConfig Developer

    Let's assume the file is called archive.tar.bz2. This is how you uncompress it:
    tar xvjf archive.tar.bz2

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