[bf1942] Decompressing .tar.bz2.zip files

Scratch Monkey ScratchMonkey at SewingWitch.com
Tue Jun 17 17:58:37 EDT 2003

--On Wednesday, June 18, 2003 7:48 AM +1000 Luca Grossi
<dexter at shafted.com.au> wrote:

> Sorry probably stupid question but how do I decompress a .tar.bz2.zip file ?

Using bunzip2. Depending on your distro, tar will automagically invoke bunzip2
if you add the "j" switch:

tar tvfj xxx.tar.bz2

(I use "t" here as I always list a tarball before unpacking it to see if I
need to make a directory for it or of it has its own top-level directory.)

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