Extact tar.gz files

Writing by on Thursday, 31 of July , 2008 at 9:59 am

Let’s say you have a tar.gz file. For example, apache-ant-1.6.1-bin.tar.gz

# Decompress the zip file
gzip -d apache-ant-1.6.1-bin.tar.gz
# Extract the ant files in verbose mode
tar -xvf apache-ant-1.6.1-bin.tar

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