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Tuesday, 14 June 2016


Getter is a small Linux shell script that eases the process of downloading and extracting tar.gz, tar.bz2, zip and rar archives. It is intended to be used when distributing packages to a non-Linux-savvy audience. (Users just need to run a single command.)


Linux (sh)1.0 – (right-click -> Save as…)1 KB
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curl -s | sh -s
The above command will download the file myarchive.tar.gz, and extract it to the current directory using the appropriate command—in this case tar xvx