Archives and Compression

Length: 00:10:40

Lesson Summary:

Learn how to create archives with tar, and compress files and directories with gzip, bzip2, and zip.

Note:

  • To list contents of a tar archive use: tar -tf archiveName.tar

  • To extract a tar archive use: tar -xf archiveName.tar

  • To extract a directory into a folder: tar -xf archiveName.tar -C ./directory


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