I am running many tasks on a Linux cluster. Each task creates many output files. When all tasks are finished, I run something like tar cf foo.tar output_files/to create a tar archive. This is a very ...
I am trying to unarchive a very large directory. Here is what works to untar the entire thing: $ sudo tar -xjf itunes20140618.tbz --verbose x itunes20140618/ x itunes20140618/genre_artist x ...
I am trying to extract an SFX file under Linux Mint 15 (64 bit) but it's not working. I've done chmod +x on the file and tried to run it like a script with no luck (it gives me an error that there's ...
During a tar archiving operation with tar -cvf archive.tar source does the resulting tar archive that reports a file changed as we read it error still contain "some version" of the source file that it ...
I have accumulated, from my time using Windows a good quantity of held-over filesystem copies and archives of system and data drives. I am trying to distill them down to the usable parts while ...
Our existing infrastructure has a shared printer running on a windows machine. It may be upgraded to a real network tcp/ip based printer in the near future. How can I make it automatically keep a ...
I need to create compressed archives of files, and be able to quickly extract individual files/directories from them. The problem is, for example, tar.bz2 seems to be not the best choice for such ...
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