[Nottingham] BT Broadband / Linux

Joshua Lock incandescant at gmail.com
Tue Mar 21 05:42:45 GMT 2006

On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 00:41 +0000, Ebrahim Makda wrote:
> untarring is like unzipping on windows.
> The downloaded source file , will be called something like  blahblah.tar.gz
> you need to type the command :-
> tar -zxvf blahblah.tar.gz
> to 'unzip'  and 'untar' the source.

Or just use the GUI? <Gasp>

On Gnome you can right click the file and select "Extract Here" or "Open
with Archive Manager" for control of what to extract and where to.
KDE has a similar mechanism, I believe.


Joshua Lock <incandescant at googlemail.com>

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