Handling (Tar/GZip) and (Tar/Bzip2) archives

On August 24, 2009, in Bzip2, GZip, Tar, by Dipin Krishna

(Tar/GZip) archives end in “.tar.gz” and (Tar/Bzip2) archives end in “.tar.bz2”. Bzip2 is the newer, more efficient compression method. These files can generally be automatically extracted by merely clicking on them from your file manager (Nautilus), since file associations with the appropriate archival utilities are set by default in Ubuntu. These instructions are for those […]