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tgz

(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(Or less often "taz", Tar GNU zip) A filename extension for a file or directory which has been archived with tar and then compressed with gzip.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.
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For example, Trend Micro does not scan ACE, B2 or TGZ compressed files, and it does not detect viruses compressed with the increasingly popular UPX.
MBB is responsible for the firing post, thermal imager and warhead; the TGZ consortium (TRT, GEC Sensors and Zeiss) for the laser beam-riding guidance system, with Ferranti and SFENA providing the laser Giravions Dorand is supplying the simulators; and British Aerospace the maintenance equipment.
Alternatively users can get the factory images as a TGZ file and use the flast.bat method to test them.
Continental Airlines OnePass Award: double miles Starts: 6/9/2010 Expires: 8/31/2010 Restrictions: Fly between Houston (IAH) and Tuxtla Gutierrez, Mexico (TGZ).
Three distribution packages are available: RPM, for RedHat, Mandrake and SuSE distributions; DEB, for GNU/Linux Debian; and TGZ, for all other Linux flavors.
This same tgz file has the files needed for either a Windows or Linux host.