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Restoring a specific directory from a tgz file

Posted on 2006-10-20
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I need to restore just a specific directory out of a .tgz file, and I don't know the proper command to do it.

FILENAME:    full.20061013-233001.tgz
DIRECTORY:  /home/Peachtree

I have placed the .tgz file in a temporary directory and can extract ALL files to that directory by issuing this command after cd'ing to that directory:

tar -zxvf  full.20061013-233001.tgz

and it works fine... but I don't want ALL the directories, just the one I've mentioned above.

Can someone give me that list bit of info?

Thanks
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tar -zxvf  full.20061013-233001.tgz home/Peachtree/*
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giving it a try now, will post back shortly!
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that did the trick.  THANKS!
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