I'm trying to create a compressed tarball that contains all PDF files that exist in one of my directories. The directory structure needs to be retained. Empty directories are not needed, but I really ...
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 want to extract a specific directory from the wordpress tarball. specifically wp-includes to .. It appears that the directory structure inside the tarball is wordpress/wp-includes but I just ...
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 ...
When using tar I always include -f in the parameters but I have no idea why. I looked up the man and it said; -f, --file [HOSTNAME:]F use archive file or device F (default "-", meaning ...
When using the tar utility to store files in backups one loses the extended ACLs. Is there some commonly used and not hackish solution (like: create a script that will recrate the ACLs from scratch) ...
I am using the tar -xvf command and it is taking the explicit path. However, the path is full. Example: tar -xvf 13.2.tar It is taking the path of /mnt folder. The / folder is full. How can I tar ...