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Linux ar Command Tutorial with Examples For Archiving 0

Linux ar Command Tutorial with Examples For Archiving

Linux ar command is used to create, modify and extract archives. ar is the short form and first two letters of the archive. ar is provided by most of the Linux distributions like Ubuntu, Debian, Kali, Mint, CentOS, Fedora, Red Hat, and BSD variants. Ar Is Archiving Not Compression Archiving is just putting multiple files into a single file without any extra operation. This means archiving do not compress files...

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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 create tar archives. Install For Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali We can install tar command with...

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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 in Linux. Print File Type We can start by checking wheter given tar.xz extension is in...

How To Unzip tar.gz File? 0

How To Unzip tar.gz File?

Compression provides more disk space and network efficiency in IT systems. There are different type, level, and performance compression algorithms. tar.gz is de facto 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 tar is our old friend which can provide compress and decompress of a lot of different compression formats. We will...

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Clone Windows and Linux Drives with Clonezilla

Clonezilla is very popular disk cloning and backup solution. Clonezilla provides a lot of different type of cloning capabilities. We can clone our source in to SSH, FTP, SMB, Webdav or local file systems. In this tutorial we will look how to download Clonezilla and clone given partition to the remote file system. Download Clonezilla can be downloaded in various format but the most popular format is 64 bit stable...

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How To Install Tar.Gz or Tar.Bz2 Application Source Code?

As a systems administrator I generally use package managers to install software. But in some situations I can not use package manager because provided software version is old or do not compatible. In this situations how can I install new software from source code by compiling. Software source code can be get in different forms like compressed files like tar.bz2 , tar.gz or from repositories like git , svn etc. We will follow compressed...

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How To Uncompress and Untar Tar Gz File In Linux, Unix and BSD

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 Tar is very old and popular format used to put separate file and directories into single file. This is most...

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Useful Linux Commands A System Administrator Should Know

Linux is command based operating system. Most of things are done in cli based environment bash . In this tutorial we will look popular and useful commands used by Linux system administrators and user. You can access detailed tutorials simply clicking links below. tr tr command is used to translate or delete characters in the given text. Linux tr Command Tutorial With Examples ps ps command is used to list and get detailed...

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How To Unzip A Gz File In Linux?

Gzip is a tool uses Lempel-Ziv (LZ77) to compress files. It is very popular in Linux community for its performance and compression level. To compress Log, Archive, Backup files gzip is extremely used. Detect Files Type First step to unzip or decompress gzip file is to be sure its file format is gzip. Here we can use file command to decide file type.

List Files Before decompressing files the...

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How To Use Cpio In Linux?

cpio is general file archiver used in Linux, Unix and BSD systems. It is created as a tape archive tool but gained new features along development. Cpio has its own compression format and extension. Creating Archive With Cpio We can create archive file with cpio by getting find output.

We use find to list all files in current working path and print all of them to the cpio to...

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