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How to extract files to another directory using 'tar' command?
Posted by Thang Le Toan on 01 May 2017 08:03 AM

To extract an archive to a directory different from the current, use the -C, or --directory, tar option, as in

tar -xf archive.tar -C /target/directory

Note that the target directory has to exist before running that command (it can be created by mkdir /target/directory).

 

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