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So can I keep the original command for creating the tar and use the “cd” for the extraction? The problem with using full path is it is homework and when tested by instructor it is run in his environment and and not sure if they have same directories. May be home/instructor and not home/student...
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According to the rules of this forum you must put a homework question in the sub forum "Homework and Emergencies" -> "Homework & Coursework Questions".
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