[arch-general] Error for extract archive .tar

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 21:53:26 EST 2011

On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 9:46 PM, dario <darioslc at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi! i have a problem for extract an archive .tar, because when write
> "tar -xzvf archive.tar.gz" i get the messenge:
> gzip: stdin: not in gzip format
> tar: Child returned status 1
> tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
> i have installed tar and gzip, and would install 7zip, but i can't.
> What is the problem?
> Thank you very much
> --
> Dario
> PD: sorry my english, your understanding

What's the output of "file archive.tar.gz" ?

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