Unzip a tar.gz

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Young Hen
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Unzip a tar.gz

Post by TheRaven » Mon Feb 13, 2012 13:55

I downloaded a theme for xfce. It is a tar.gz file. I cannot unzip it. Is there an app I could install that would unzip it??? I have tried gzip and unzip, but it doesn't work.

Simple Hen
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Re: Unzip a tar.gz

Post by thecata » Mon Feb 13, 2012 15:17

just try:

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tar xvzf yourfile.tar.gz
This will extract all the files in your current folder (so move the file to a separate folder if you don't want to make a mess).
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