Tar and untar

To get the files out of a tarball, you can use the following commands: tar xvf something.tar If the tarball has also been gzipped (compressed), you can use the following command: tar xvfz something.tar.gz If you only want certain directories from the tarball, do this: tar xvzf something.tar.gz */dir.you.want/* If you have a .tar.bz2 file,… Continue reading Tar and untar