Re: [mu INSTALL] how to extract ext.tgz

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Fri Feb 25 2000 - 21:32:46 CET

On Fri, Feb 25, 2000 at 09:41:23AM +0100, nicely wrote:
> Hi!
> How ist the ext.tgz extension package packed? I cannot unpack any of the
> extension packages with gzip. I would like to just get some files out of it.

An addon is essentially a XYZ.tar.bz2 package, so:

        cat EXT.tgz | bzip2 -ds | tar -xf -

does the work. In muLinux, please put yourself in the
destination directory, first.


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remember any. Would two negative ones do?       -- Woody Allen
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