General support questions
#SchoolboyErrortunk wrote:As suggested, use tar -xvf: x=extract, t=list.
And I seem to remember that it will extract to the current path, i.e. make sure you don't overwrite something important.
Yep, correct ... using tar xf worked and yes, extracted into the current working directory.
Guys, thank you for your help, you won't believe how much hair I have lost with this the past few days and weeks!!
ps, Yes, I discovered this for myself using the man page