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Hi guys

 

i need your help if you could tell me what this command does.

 

tar -xpvf$install_tar

 

what xp means?

and vf means?

 

thanks for your prompt reply and thanks in advance.

 

gerro

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Hi guys

 

i need your help if you could tell me what this command does.

 

tar -xpvf$install_tar

 

what xp means?

and vf means?

 

thanks for your prompt reply and thanks in advance.

 

gerro

 

x = extract

p = restore original permissions

v = verbose mode

f = file

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Thanks mate!

 

everytime i issue this command seems like its grub all old names in the file directory. my old files already mv to diff directory.

 

Thanks a lot once again....

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