How To Use tar File in Linux OS

By | 04/03/2014

How to install a .tar.gz (or .tar.bz2) file

When i started linux it was very difficult to me to install a software,but in windows we can easy to install a software using .exe file but in linux every thing is command to install a software in Terminal,Today i am sharing How To Install tar File in Linux. I hope it will help for Linux beginners to install a software

How To Use tar File in Linux OS


tar -xvzf PACKAGENAME.tar.gz
                                                                        (OR)
tar -xvjf PACKAGENAME.tar.bz2

 

                                                                 OR
Right Click the Package and there will option called Extract Here and Click to extract the file in the Folder
Now Package File has Extracted here and we are going to install to software
Step 2: Installing Software Through Command in Linux
# cd path_to_extracted_directory
.
and if it extracted folder contains configure and make file use 
 ./configure
 Make
 Make Install

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