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Where is tar command?

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Avatar jamie 1 post

I just (1/11/2011) downloaded the LifeRay on OpenSuse VM Image ( and started it up in VMWare VFusion on a MAC. I went to install the VMWare Tools but to do that I need to untar the install file. I cannot untar the file because I cannot find tar.
Thanks in Advance – Jamie

Avatar Beltrán Rueda Administrator 3,714 post(s)

Hi Jamie,

You can install any software that you need using the “zypper” tool on OpenSuSE or the “apt-get” on Ubuntu.

$ sudo zypper update
$ sudo zypper install tar
$ tar -xzf tarball.tar.gz

I hope it helps.

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