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Re: [edlug] Tarballs ?



On Saturday 20 March 2004 17:08, Andrew Ramage wrote:
> How do you uncrompress .tar.gz files ?  I am trying to use tar -xvz but
> the machine seems to freeze and do nothing.  Hitting Ctrl-Z and typing
> ps shows tar and gzip to be running, but other than that the machine
> just sits there ...

It's waiting for input from stdin. 
Try tar -xvzf filename.tar.gz

HTH
Steven

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