how to install tar extension software

Discussion in 'HOWTO-Related Questions' started by ab25, Mar 17, 2008.

  1. ab25

    ab25 New Member

    kindly guide me how to install softwares with tar extension with export path variables........I cannot export path in /.bash_profile or / .bashrc file and where I should put my software to install it:eek:
  2. zcworld

    zcworld New Member

    tar is just like an zip file
    but tar files are non-compressed files

    tar -xf <filename>

    for tar.gz / tgz ( tar +Gzip) ( Compressed file)
    tar -zxf <filename>

    for tar.bz2 (TAR + BZ2 ) (Compressed files )
    tar -jxf <filename>

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