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Making a tar.gz work

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Let me start by saying I only use linux for folding and am VERY LUCKY I figured that out...

I am trying to get a couple different VMs working and get the tar.gz whatever downloaded but that's it...

If someone knows of or has like a new proof walk through on unpacking/installing/opening these files that would be great...

I'm trying to get RealVNC to work and it won't...

I'm running the 8.04 LTS version if that matters...

Thanks for any and all help...
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To unpack tar.gz execute tar -xf in the terminal. In ubuntu i think you can right click and extract.
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i think i have a guide on it check it out

its in my sig, its very basic and i dunno if it works for every single one but it usualy did the trick for me when i was on linux
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.gz = gunzip
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