Use this tag for questions about files containing other files and/or folders, that are not covered by a more specific tag like tar, cpio, zip, rar, ar, 7z (in that case only use the specific tags). For generic questions about making security backups and rsync's archive mode, use backup.
If I: dd if=/dev/cdrom of=cdrom.iso then I will always get the exact same, bit-by-bitly same image that is the same as the original CDROM? Or are there any methods that prevents copying all the ...
Currently I'm running tar czf to combine backup files. The files are in a specific directory. But the number of files is growing. Using tzr czf takes too much time (more than 20 minutes and ...
If you are like me, you have tons of archives lying around in different formats (zip, tar, rar, tgz, tar.bz2 etc). In cleaning up my stuff, I have decided to basically leave my archives alone ( and ...
I'm trying to find out what modules use Test::Version in cpan. So I've used minicpan to mirror it. My problem is that I need to iterate through the archives that are downloaded, and grep the files ...
Possible Duplicate: How to de-unzip, de-tar -xvf — de-unarchive in a messy folder? I have just accidentally extracted a cpio archive as root into /. Now my / is littered with junks. ...
Usually, I unarchive things by $ mkdir newFolder; $ mv *.zip newFolder; $ cd newFolder; $unzip *.zip but sometimes I get lazy and just do in an arbitrary folder $ unzip *.zip so time-to-time messing ...
I'm using file-roller and it doesn't work well when my archive file is accessed via ssh (it throws an error when I try to open it). Any alternatives?
Is there something out there for parallel archiving of files? Tar is great, but I don't use tape archives, and it's more important to me that the archiving happens quickly (with compression like ...
At the moment, if I download a compressed file, it could be any of a .tar.gz archive, a tar.bz2 arhive, a .zip archive or a .gz archive. And each time I do so, I have to remember what the command line ...