A dumb question on gunzip

Tim Chase blinux.list at thechases.com
Sun Aug 14 00:59:47 UTC 2016

On August 13, 2016, John J. Boyer wrote:
> I'm trying to unzip the Cygwin User Guide located at the link "One
> large compressed html file". However, when I download the file and
> type gunzip filename
> I get garbage. The man page doesn't enlighten me. So please answer
> this dumb question: how do i get a good html file?

I'm not sure what happened to your file, but I just performed the
following two commands:

 wget -c https://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/cygwin-ug-net-nochunks.html.gz
 unzip cygwin-ug-net-nochunks.html.gz

and was left with a "cygwin-ug-net-nochunks.html" file in the
directory that I could browse with any of multiple browsers.


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