Re: Unix Tar

From: Ebon Mists (
Date: 10/28/96

> Hay-
>    Can any one tell me what to type to untar a file in unix?  Im am still
> new 
> to it, and have never done this before.  To untar circle30bpl11.tar I tried
> typeing
> tar -x circle30bpl11.tar and tar x circle30bpl11.tar and some other
> variations.
>    But nothing seems to go through, keeps tellin me 'no such file or dir'

tar -xfv <filename>

I hate tar, it's so un-user firendly. Also, if that xfv isnt in that order,
it doesnt work either. Go figure.
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