instant messenging

David Fraser davidf at sjsoft.com
Tue Nov 23 17:41:09 CET 2004


Lucas Raab wrote:
> JanC wrote:
> 
>> Lucas Raab schreef:
>>
>>
>>> Ah, could you possibly have a zip file?? I looked on your site and 
>>> downloaded the BZ2 file, but I'm not sure how to extract it. I have 
>>> Cygwin for another application, but I don't know how to get the files 
>>> out the BZ2. So either a ZIP file or instructions on extracting files 
>>> in  BZ2 files would be greatly appreciated.
>>
>>
>>
>> I think Cygwin has bzip2 & tar to extract files from .bz2 archives?
>>
>> If you prefer a GUI application, try 7-Zip:
>> <http://www.7-zip.org/>
>> (version 3.13, don't use 4.x yet)
>>
>>
> 
> It does have both of those, but I;m not sure how to get them to act in 
> concert with each other.
First run bunzip2 and you will get the tar file, then run tar xf and you 
will get the files extracted.
Or run tar xjf and it will automate them, or you can pipe the two commands.

David



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