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  • v. Present participle of untar.


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  • Progressives should read the book not as a tarring of today's progressives, but an untarring of today's and yesterday's conservatives and libertarians.

    Progressivism--My Most Generous Interpretation, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • I want to read this tar file and tried untarring it to my flash drive:

  • But I really want to do this without gunzip-ing and untarring the archive.

    Linux Today

  • It seems only untarring the tar ball is not enough for installation, since when I untarred it and then recalled for example "ds9" nothing happened.

  • Untar the tarball tar zxvf install_flash_player_10_linux. tar.gz. cd into the directory just created by untarring and you'll see the file called libflashplayer. so You may not post new threads

  • Downloading. tar.gz files. unzipping & untarring them, then typing configure; make; make install is not something everyone wants to do.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • Provided that you have the Slackware pkgtools (package) installed on your system (by simply untarring it in your root directory), you could run any SlackBuild (the scripts often used to build Slackware packages) on any Linux system.

  • As for backing up the user's data and settings, I've simply tarred the/home/username folder and saved it to a network drive, restoring is a simple matter of untarring the file after a reinstall and resetting the ownership to the username and groupname previously used.

    Ubuntu Forums

  • Watch my 11.0 system / hard disk inching forward under untarring load down to 2MB / s buffered reads.

    Planet go-oo

  • If there is no common parent directory you should create one and change into it before untarring.

    Comments for ArsGeek


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