All commands tested on Mac OS Monterey / Jan 05, 2022

Tar List Examples

How to list the contents of a tar archive

List the contents of the files.tar tar archive.
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How to list the contents of a tar archive by filetype

List the contents of the files.tar tar archive by filetype.
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How to find the location of a file in tar archive

find the location of my-file.txt in the files.tar tar archive.
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