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...
7zip is popular tool and compression format. 7zip supports wide range of platforms and operations systems like Windows , Linux , BSD, MacOS etc. Syntax
7z <command> [<switches>...] <archive_name> [<file_names>...]
$ 7z -h
Commands While using 7z there are two component as we can see in the syntax. One of them is commands. Commands are...
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...