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Failing to untar

I am dealing with transferring large files from one machine to another (600GB+) and I'm tarring them up using tar -cpvzf file.tar.gz -C PATH_TO_DIR DIR Once finished with the tarring process, the ...
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Compare tarballs with sha1sum

I create a .tgz/tarball with $(npm pack). I then run: sha1sum oresoftware-npp-0.0.1001.tgz and I get: 77c58da68593dcdcd14bb16a37f5f63ef42bab63 oresoftware-npp-0.0.1001.tgz I want to compare ...
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Tar produces different files each time

I often have large directories that I want to transfer to a local computer from a server. Instead of using recursive scp or rsync on the directory itself, I'll often tar and gzip it first and then ...
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Different hash code when piping “sha1sum” to “tar” output

In AIX system (v 7.1) sha1sum is calculating different hash codes when its piped directly to the output of tar compared to when it reads a file. What are the reasons for this ? Are there ways to ...
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How to create sha1 checksums of files inside a tar archive without using much disk space

I would like to get the sha1 checksums of all files inside a simple tar archive as a list, or a new file Without using the disk space to unpack the big tar file. Something with piping and calculating ...
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Checking the integrity of TAR files for backup

I want make a backup of my Home directory and I've read a good method is to use the tar tool, and I think it suits me well since all I need to do is create a .tar of every folder in the Home directory ...