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Re: [K12OSN] restore backup with chroot + grub-install




 --- On Mon 12/13, Les Mikesell < les futuresource com > wrote:
  Tar would normally<br>write everything to a single archive file unless you also extract it.<br>If you want to browse through the old files or diff an old one against<br>the current copy it is easier with normal files.  A compressed tar<br>archive would take less space, though.<br><br>> 


Konqueror will let you browse a tar archive (compressed or uncompressed).  You just double-click the tar file and it behaves like it is a directory, allowing you to browse and even access the files in the archive w/o untarring the whole thing.

-Rob

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