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You have a filename.tar.gz file and you wish to extract in a specific directory. For example you are in /home folder and wish to extract it into /root directory.

How to extract or unzip filename.tar.gz to a specific destination?
Run this command:
tar xf filename.tar.gz -C /root/

Other option
mv /home/filename.tar.gz /root

Means we moved filename.tar.gz from home to /root folder and now run this command.
tar -xzvf filename.tar.gz

Its simple? Wink