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  1. #1

    Unzipping files

    I have fedora core 4 and I was just wondering if you have a file called file.tar.gz is there any difference inbetween going to your termianl and typing

    tar -xvzf file.tar.gz
    or going the file, left clicking, and choosing the Extract here option. Thanks

  2. #2
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    Chicago (USA)
    I doubt it. But you'd have to take a look inside your file manager's source to be sure.

    And it's really not unzipping, it's decompressing then untaring or extracting.

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