Extract file from tar home/
akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Wed Jun 9 13:17:59 UTC 2010
On Tue, 2010-06-08 at 19:51 -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> On 08/06/10 19:26, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > On Tue, 2010-06-08 at 18:15 -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:
> >> Yes, and this is essentially what I did except I tar'd the entire
> >> /home/bobg/ directory into one big lump. My question was could I
> >> go in and unzip individual files. It seems that can't be done easily.
> > You don't seem to have grokked the previous answers (mine and others)
> > including the one you're replying to. What you want to do is easy and
> > completely standard. The quoted answer tells you exactly how to do it.
> > Once more with feeling:
> > To extract the whole thing:
> > $ tar xf bobg.tar.gz
> > (or tar xvf to if you want to watch it working)
> Yes, this works, has not been a problem.
> > To extract only a specific file:
> > $ tar xf bobg.tar.gz the/file/you/want
> For whatever reason I haven't been able to make that work. I will pursue
> that effort again later. I haven't been able to devote as much time to
> this today as I need to.
> Thank you.
> > poc
Post an example command you executed and maybe we can tell you what went wrong.
C:\WINDOWS>DEL *.* I feel better now.
Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: akonstam at sbcglobal.net
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