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How to create a self-extracting archive or installer in Linux

Aug 05, 2013, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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While a typical archive file relies on a separate program (e.g., tar, gunzip) to extract content from the archive file, a self-extracting (SFX) archive/installer is an executable itself, and can self-extract its content simply upon running. This tutorial describes who to create an SFX archive/installer on Linux.

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