Bones 0.1

Bones is getting a bit more meat on it, and I have now released version 0.1.

This is a PET package, available from here:

Thanks to ecube (Olov) who has contributed a helper-script,, Bones is now at the early stage of being able to examine differences between saves.

There is now a main GUI window, invoked by typing 'bones' at the prompt, so Bones is heading towards being highly GUI-fied. I have updated the web page with information:

Does anyone know an easy way to extract just one file out of a .tar.gz, without actually expanding the whole thing? I think Midnight Commander can do it, but I need something standalone for that one purpose only.

Posted on 20 Dec 2009, 10:20


Posted on 20 Dec 2009, 12:39 by MU
tar -xzvf archive.tgz path/filename (extract 1 file)

to list the content of the archive only:
tar -tf archive.tgz (short listing)
tar -tvf archive.tgz (long listing)

tar --help for more options.


Posted on 19 Feb 2010, 20:39 by nibl
Extract single file from tar archive
I found this thread with more details: