Last Updated: February 25, 2016
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Linux: Extract a tar/gzip file

tar -xf <file.tar.gz>

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I usually just use tar -xf <file.tar.gz> on .gz files, omitting the z as tar usually figures out the compression type.

over 1 year ago ·

Great thanks for the tip, I'm going to use that from now on.

over 1 year ago ·