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How to decompress files via command line

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This shows how to decompress files command line, of many formats.

Common Compression and archive FormatsEdit

Command LineEdit

tar.gzip formatEdit

tar -xzvf app.tar.gz

tar.bz2 formatEdit

tar -xjvf app.tar.bz2

tar.xz formatEdit

tar -xJvf app.tar.xz

zip formatEdit

rar formatEdit

LZMA formatEdit

7zip formatEdit

InstallShield cabinet format (*.cab)Edit

  • unshield x

Microsoft cabinet format (*.cab)Edit

  • cabextract

Uncompressed tar archive (*.tar)Edit

tar -xvf app.tar


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