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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

What Is GZ File Type or Extension? How To Create, Extract and Open Gz File?

gz or GZ files are compressed files using gzip algorithm or a related application. gz is natively created for Linux and Unix but currently supports all major operating systems like Windows, MacOS, BSD etc. Programs Those Can Open GZ Files In this part we will provide the applications or programs those can be open, create, extract … 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

Linux gunzip Command Tutorial with Examples

.gz of gzip is very popular compression format used in Linux echo system. It is old compression algorithm but provides efficiency and speed during compression and decompression operations. Compression is very efficient file types like documents, text, some images etc. gzip compression algorithm also used in HTTP protocol to reduce traffic bandwidth. Decompress Files with … Read more

How To Unzip tar.gz File?

How To Unzip tar.gz File?

Compression provides more disk space and network efficiency in IT systems. There are different types, levels, and performance compression algorithms. tar.gz is defacto standard for Linux systems for a long time. In this tutorial, we will look at different ways to unzip or uncompress tar.gz files. Unzip with tar Command tar is our old friend … Read more

How To Dump Mongodb By Using Mongodump Tool with Examples

Mongodb provides a lot of flexibilities to the application developers and system administrators. As we know mongodb is an nosql database server. Standard Sql database servers provides different tools to dump and backup given database. Mongodb provides mongodump tool for dump and backup operations. Check MongoDB Service Status First we should check the status of the … Read more

Useful Linux Commands

Useful Linux Commands

Linux is a command-based operating system. Most of the things are done in the command-line environment bash. In this tutorial, we will look at popular and useful commands used by Linux system administrators and users. You can access detailed tutorials simply clicking links below. tr tr command is used to translate or delete characters in the … 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

Gzip Command Tutorial For Linux

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. gzip Command Help gzip command provides different options. These options and help information can be … 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