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Re: How do I uncompress tgz files?

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  • Jerry W
    Dave, Thanks for the info. I Googled tgz. Most of the stuff was about how it worked etc and never explained how to uncompress as simple as you have.
    Message 1 of 5 , Jul 6, 2006
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      Dave,

      Thanks for the info. I "Googled" tgz. Most of the stuff was about
      how it worked etc and never explained how to uncompress as simple as
      you have.

      Thanks,

      Jerry - K0HZI

      --- In linuxham@yahoogroups.com, w1hkj <w1hkj@...> wrote:
      >
      > Jerry W wrote:
      >
      > > tTrying to uncompress http://www.w1hkj.com/LinuxApps/gmfsk.hkj.tgz
      > > <http://www.w1hkj.com/LinuxApps/gmfsk.hkj.tgz>
      > >
      > > Have done plain tar.gz with the Terminal, but can not figure out how
      > > to uncompress tgz?
      > >
      > > Linux newbie
      > >
      > > TIA,
      > >
      > > Jerry - K0HZI
      > >
      > >
      >
      > xxxx.tar.gz or xxxx.tgz are both used as descriptive suffixes for the
      > same type of file, a gzipped archive (tar) file.
      >
      > so you could do the following from the command line:
      >
      > tar xzf xxxx.tgz
      >
      > Dave, W1HKJ
      >
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