Extracting Files and / or Copy files
kassube at gmx.net
Wed May 30 19:57:22 UTC 2007
Please don't answer to an existing thread, if you want to start a new one.
Jan Sneep wrote:
> I'm trying to extract a file from a tar.gz file which I downloaded onto
> my desktop.
> So how do I either ... login as "root" ... or give Extract sudo
> permissions ... or what is the equivalent to the old DOS copy
If you want to login as root, use
or if you only want to execute one command
is easier. In your case of extracting a .tar.gz file use
sudo tar xfz filename.tar.gz
The equivalent to the DOS copy command is cp -- have a look at
to find out how to use it.
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