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Linux gtar Command Tutorial with Examples and Compare with Tar

Linux provides gtar command in order to compress and create tar files. If we are trying to tar a directory and within this directory, there will be a lot of sub-directories and files. We need to tar this directory with tar format. We can use gtar which is an alias of the tar command to … Read more

How To Decompress or Extract tar.xz In Linux?

Linux provides different compression format with different tools. But tar is defacto standard for Linux to put given file and folders into single file. Than the compression comes. xz is very efficient compression algorithm and tool better than gzip and bzip in general. In this tutorial we will look how to compress and decompress or extract tar.xz file … Read more

7z Command Tutorial With Examples To Compress And Extract Files In Linux

7zip is a popular tool and compression format. 7zip supports a wide range of platforms and operations systems like Windows, Linux, BSD, macOS, etc. Syntax We will use following syntax for 7z command. Help First before starting using the 7z command we can get usage and help information by using -h option. We can see … Read more

Linux tar Command and How To Tar A Directory

Old days of Unix to make backups into tape archives tar utility was used. The days past and Linux become popular in UNIX world. But the popularity of tar is never ended. tar is used compress and extract files. We will look usage examples of tar in this tutorial. Tar command is similar to the … Read more