How to install tar on RHEL/CentOS 6/7/8 using yum

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I am trying to extract a file using ‘tar xvf file.tar.gz’ syntax, but I am getting an error:
bash: tar: command not found
How do I fix this problem? How can I install tar on a CentOS/RHEL version 8, 7 or 6 desktop using ?


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