I have a sparse file. (du -h reports 3G and du -h --apparent-size reports 100G.) So far, so good. Now, when I want to compress the file using tar or send it over the network using rsync, it will ...
I often find myself sending folders with 10K - 100K of files to a remote machine (within the same network on-campus). I was just wondering if there are reasons to believe that, tar + rsync + ...
I have a home directory in a disk that has a lot of corrupted files. I am trying to save most files as possible. I am trying to create a backup of my home directory on an external drive using tar ...