July 18, 2007

Extracting a Single Directory from Sharp’s Backup

Posted in Linux/Zaurus Tips and Tricks at 12:35 pm by sdjf

Ever find yourself in the position of having accidentally erased an entire directory from your Zaurus, along with it’s contents, and not want to use Sharp’s backup utility to take your entire Zaurus back to last week’s or last month’s backup?

As I mentioned in my post about retrieving single files from Sharp’s backup, the backups in Sharp ROM 2.38 are simple tar files. In the discussion below, I will show how to extract just a single directory.

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