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tgz definition

filename extension, compression
(Or less often "taz", Tar GNU zip) A filename extension for a file or directory which has been archived with tar and then compressed with gzip. The full form ".tar.gz" is also common on proper file systems not limited to 8.3 file names.
(1996-11-03)
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