How to unzip/extract a tar file

Posted 3 years ago
tar -xvzf zipped-file.tgz

z: Decompress the archive
x: Extracted the files
v: Verbose output - shows you the current files being output (print what’s happening to the screen)
f: This must be last, tells tar the name and location of the file

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