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Eraserhead
Jul 17, 2006, 04:41 AM
Hello

Does anyone know how to un .tar.gz a file using the command line, unfortunately I am not at my Mac atm, and when accessing it remotely only have command line access.

Thanks

Eraserhead



risc
Jul 17, 2006, 04:48 AM
tar zxvf foo.tar.gz

Eraserhead
Jul 17, 2006, 09:04 AM
Cheers! That works perfectly.

Palad1
Jul 17, 2006, 01:30 PM
you can shave off the v if you don't want to see the file listing as well.