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  1. #1

    How to read a compressed tarbal

    Hi folks,

    Is there any way listing the top level directories of a compressed tarball, .tar.bz2, without decompressing it.

    # tar tjpf AAA.tar.bz2

    listing all files. TIA


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    Linux Engineer Javasnob's Avatar
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    Jul 2005
    Try the tar man page; I'm sure there's something in there that you'll find useful.
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