tar: This does not look like a tar archive

Example:

[user@apc tmp]# tar -xzf smtk_83.tar.gz
tar: This does not look like a tar archive
tar: Skipping to next header
tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors

 

Fix:

gzip -d smtk_83.tar.gz
tar -xf smtk_83.tar

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