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How can I extract tgz file ?

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gunzip -c <your .tgz file> | tar xvf -

Notice that if you don't know what is in the file it is a good idea to list its contents first:

gunzip -c <your .tgz file> | tar cvf -

GNU tar could be an option because it can decompress adn then untar just adding a command line option but I don't use it so I don't know that way to uncompress tgz files.
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So, it is the same as tar.gz, right ?
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