November 26

Linux: Using tar to archive your hidden directories

tar -cvpzf ../usernamefiles.tgz .

Even though tar appears to catch the loop, it is best to redirect your new file to a location other than the one you are archiving.


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Posted November 26, 2021 by Timothy Conrad in category "Linux

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