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Use this tag for questions about files containing other files and/or folders, that are not covered by a more specific tag like tar, cpio, zip, rar, ar, 7z (in that case only use the specific tags). For generic questions about making security backups and rsync's archive mode, use backup.

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Possible Duplicate: How to de-unzip, de-tar -xvf — de-unarchive in a messy folder? This is a pretty annoying occurrence. Sometimes, I download an archive (tar.gz, tar.bz2, zip, rar, etc … hundreds of patterns that can't simply be removed using a pattern matching solution. Is there a way to get the file contents of an archive and then delete all files on that list in the current working directory? …
asked Nov 20 '11 by n0pe