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Linux: tar Extract Files

How can I extract or uncompress a file from tar ball downloaded from the Internet under Linux using bash command prompt?
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How To Extract a Single File / Directory from Tarball Archive

Q. How do I extract a single file or directory form a tarball under UNIX / Linux shell prompt? How do I restore a single file from /dev/st0 tape device?
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How To Open .TBZ ( tar.bz2 ) File Under Linux / UNIX

Q. I’ve download ed .tbz file. How do I open .tbz file under Linux / UNIX operating system using a shell prompt or GUI application?
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List The Contents Of a tar.bz2 Tarball File

How do I list the contents of a tar.bz2 file under Linux or UNIX-linke operating systems using a shell prompt?
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Creating A tar File in Linux Via Command Line Options

How do I create a tar file under Linux using command line options?
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Solaris UNIX Tape Backup And Recovery With tar And cpio Commands

We have recently brought a new Sun Solaris UNIX server. How do I Backup data and make a recovery for the Solaris OS using tar and tape device?
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List the contents of a tar or tar.gz file

How do I list the contents of a tar or tar.gz file on a Linux, OS X, and Unix-like system?
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