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Discussion on: What do you Google EVERY. SINGLE. TIME. and never just memorize?

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z0al

How to extract tar.gz file in Linux command line!

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Galdin Raphael • Edited on

tar -xf filename

Read as tar eXtract File filename.
Saw this on an SO answer and never had to google it ever again :)

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z0al

Wow, I never thought of it.

Thanks :)

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Dean Bassett • Edited on

Saw a comment from above and it changed my life.

tar -xzf filename xzf = "Xtract Ze Files!" (german accent)

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ErwanDavid

Excellent, noté that you may get ride of the dash.