Would you like to learn how to extract a file or directory from a TAR archive? In this tutorial, we are going to extract specific files from a large TAR file.

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Tutorial Linux - Extracting files or directories from a TAR archive

Create a large TAR file.

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List the content of the TAR file.

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List the content of a specific directory in the TAR file.

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Search for files in the TAR file.

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Extract a file from the TAR archive.

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Extract multiple files from the TAR archive.

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Extract a directory from the TAR archive.

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Extract multiple directories from the TAR archive.

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Congratulations! You are able to extract files or directories from a TAR archive.