19.Jan.09Extract a tar file in a specific directorytar zxvf file.tar.gz -C /path/to/directory Extract gzipped file.tar.gz in the directory /path/to/directory instead of in '.' (the present working directory).
07.Jan.09Viewing compressed files$ zmore test.zip Allows examination of the compressed file test.zip. zmore filters for paging through text one screenful at a time, as the more command. It works on files compressed with compress, pack, gzip or zip.