April 12

Linux: How to Tar/Un Tar a Folder

To Tar:
tar –cvzf tarfilename foldername

tar –xvzf tarfilename

tar –cvzf abc.tar.gz abc
– This will zip [tar] the abc folder with the name abc.tar.gz

tar –xvzf filename.tar.gz
– This will unzip [untar] the file as abc folder.

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Posted April 12, 2012 by Timothy Conrad in category "Linux

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