How to create a self-extracting archive or installer in Linux

Posted by xmodulo on Jul 30, 2013 1:26 PM EDT
Xmodulo; By Dan Nanni
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While a typical archive file relies on a separate program (e.g., tar, gunzip) to extract content from the archive file, a self-extracting (SFX) archive/installer is an executable itself, and can self-extract its content simply upon running. This tutorial describes how to create an SFX archive or installer in Linux

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