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How To Extract a Tar Files To a Different Directory on a Linux/Unix-like Systems

Jan 13, 2015, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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I want to extract tar file to specific directory called /tmp/data. How can I extract a tar archive to a different directory using tar command on a Linux or Unix-like systems? You do not need to change the directory using cd command and extract files. Untarring a file can be done using the following syntax:

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