Rar is very popular compression format used for different purposes. A lot of files like documents, image files, source code etc. are compressed using rar compression format. In this tutorial we will look how to install rar tool for Ubuntu, Debian, Kali and Mint and than list and extract files...
tar and gz formats very popular in Linux, Unix and BSD world. A lot of files like source code, backup, configuration files etc. are compressed with this two formats. As a Linux system administrator we generally face with tar.gz extension files. In this tutorial we will look how to extract them easily. Tar...
One of the most important task of a database administrator is backing up and restoring databases. MySQL is a popular database server and provides tool named mysqldump for backup and restore operations. We will look different usage types of mysqldump in this tutorial. Syntax
mysqldump [OPTIONS] database [tables]
mysqldump [OPTIONS] --databases [OPTIONS] DB1 [DB2 DB3...]
mysqldump [OPTIONS] --all-databases [OPTIONS]
$ mysqldump --help
Connect Remote Database Server...
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...
Gzip is actually a file format which is a compressed file. There is also a tool named gzip which is used to compress and decompress files. Gzip is developed in 1992. It use DEFLATE algorithm with LZ77 and Huffman coding. Help
$ gzip -h
Compress File Gzip can only compress file. It...
Logrotate main purpose is to easy administrator of Linux logs. It is very talented tool it can Automatic rotation Compression Removal Mailing Logs Logrotate can be configured and run accordingly with configuration files. We will look all of them in this tutorial in detail. Configuration File Logrotate generally works as...
Winzip, Winrar are popular packaging and compression tools for Windows operating system. Winzip was very popular in old times and this made zip compression algorithm popular too. Currenly a lot of file and folders are compressed with zip algorithm too. Zip compression is supported by Minix, Atari, MacOS, Android too....
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...