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    b4ckup
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    .deb .tar.gz .rpm

    hello,

    i'm looking for some technical information about these file compressions, how they are compressed and how i have to decompress them... the commands on the command line...

    i hope that someone can help me

    friendly greetings
    Thomas a.k.a. b4ckup

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    JimH
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    Re:.deb .tar.gz .rpm

    For how to use rpm:

    http://www.getlinuxonline.com/omp/distro/RedHat/rpm.htm

    For a look at the inner working of rpm:
    http://www.rpm.org/max-rpm/

    For .debs try these:

    http://news.com.com/2100-1023-903720.html
    http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/debian-faq/

    For tar.gz look:

    man tar
    man gzip
    man bzip2

    and look at the "Installing software" thread on the board it has a link to a tutorial on installing software from sources.

    Jim H

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