Posts from ‘April, 2011’

Command line unzip tar, bz2, and zip files

Unzipping various tar files with the command line: tar -zxvf filename.tar.gz gunzip filename.tar.gz tar -xvf filename.tar tar xvf filename.tar tar -xvjf filename.tar.bz2 unzip filename.zip For rar files, you can install unrar and run: unrar -e filename.rar