How to open a TGz file
The TGV file extension is used for compressed tar files. Tar is a file format used in Linux and Unix systems. "Tar" creates a single file that has many files inside. Tar files are not compressed. Gzip is a compression format for Linux and Unix, similar to the ZIP compression format. It's usually used to compress tar. files. "Tar" command includes options to extract the TGZ files.
Open a terminal window or Konsole. The Terminal or Konsole program is found under the main program menu or clicking on the desktop with the right button.
Write "filename.tgz tar-xvzf" to extract the TGZ file. Relpace the " file name" with the name of the file.
Write "ls" to list the content of the TGZ file in the directory so the file can be extracted correctly.
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- A compressed tar file with gzip can also have a tar.gz extension.