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UGU: Unix Guru Universe - Unix Tip #4548- August 24, 2013 - Home : Help : Today's Tip
Unix Tip #4548- August 24, 2013

EXTRACT CORRUPTED TAR FILE


In many case if there is a corrupted tar file,
the following command can be used in an attempt
to extract the file:

% cat [tar-filename] | tar -xvf -

NOTE: Where "-" is the STDOUT


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