Linux , how can I inspect a tar GZ file

how can I see the properties in this GZ file I downloaded


I want to see the time date and any other info about it possible

what is the command to inspect a file ?
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Zephyr ICTCloud ArchitectCommented:
To see what's in the gz file try this:
tar -tf filename.tar.gz

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Shows the size and permissions, date:
ls -lh <filename>

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Some more info like accessed time and such:
stat <filename>

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murugesandinsC C++ Shell script AIX CYGWIN_NT HP-UX Linux MINGW SunOSCommented:
1) Following code display file names and directory names.
/usr/bin/tar [b]-tf[/b] filename.tgz

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2) Following code display file names, directory names along with the time last modified for each of them
/usr/bin/tar -[b]tvf [/b]filename.tgz

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3) Following code display:
FileType_permission No_Of_Links username groupname lastModified_Date_Time filename.tgz
/bin/ls [b]-l[/b] filename.tgz

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-l stands for long listing
-h stands for human readable

4) Following code display:
Last Access Date time
Last Modify Date time
Last Change Date time
Birth Date time
/usr/bin/stat filename.tgz

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5) Example stat --help display all options when using -c option:
/usr/bin/stat --help 
/usr/bin/stat -c %w filename.tgz

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6) Manual for commands:
man ls
man stat
man tar

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7) Display tar file name without unzipping .tgz file
/usr/bin/gunzip -l filename.tgz

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8) command to unzip .tgz file to get tar file alone.
/usr/bin/gunzip filename.tgz

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murugesandinsC C++ Shell script AIX CYGWIN_NT HP-UX Linux MINGW SunOSCommented:
In given answers:
Replace_Codes_Like:
[b]-tf[/b]
With:
-tf

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Since [b] and [/b] are html related.

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