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PostPosted: Sun May 26, 2002 2:00 pm    Post subject: /usr/share/doc Reply with quote

how do I read files that end on .gz?
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PostPosted: Sun May 26, 2002 2:53 pm    Post subject: Re: /usr/share/doc Reply with quote

wisdom wrote:
how do I read files that end on .gz?


use gunzip:

Code:
gunzip /usr/share/doc/<file name>.gz


then read the file as you would normally.

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PostPosted: Sun May 26, 2002 3:48 pm    Post subject: zcat Reply with quote

If you don't want to uncompress it, but just to see it, you can try (for example:)

Code:

   zcat /usr/share/doc/wget-1.8.1/COPYING.gz | less


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