How to unpack (ungzip, unarchive) a tar.gz file
For many systems, REBOL is distributed as a tar gz file. This is a common archive format. Here's how to unpack it...
To unpack a tar.gz file, you can use the tar command from the shell. Here's an example:
tar -xzf rebol.tar.gz
The result will be a new directory containing the files.
(Also, on many systems, when you download the tar.gz from a web browser, an unpacker will open, and you can just use that.)
For just .gz (.gzip)
In some cases the file is just a gzip format, not tar. Then you can use:
In order to execute it, you will need to add execute permissions to the file:
chmod +x rebol
To run it:
To run the executable file, CD to that directory, and type:
(Or whatever the file name happens to be.)