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How To extract a single file from an archive

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To extract a single file from an archive, do the following:
# tar zxf archfile.tgz –include=”filetoextract”

You can use patterns as well:
# tar zxf archfile.tgz –include=”filetoextract*”

‘filetoextract’ should contain the full path.

To check file’s full path, do the following:

# tar tf archfile.tgz

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