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Linux – How to Compress and Extract Files Using the tar Command

To compress: tar -czvf name-of-archive.tar.gz /path/to/directory-or-file c: Create an archive. z: Compress the archive with gzip. v: Display progress in the terminal while creating the archive, also known as “verbose” mode. The v is always optional in these commands, but it’s helpful. f: Allows you to specify the filename of the archive. To compress directory:… Continue reading Linux – How to Compress and Extract Files Using the tar Command