Tar

by Daniel Pimentel — Wed 06 June 2001

The tar program provides the ability to create tar archives, as well as various other kinds of manipulation. For example, you can use tar on previously created archives to extract files, to store additional files, or to update or list files which were already stored.

Compress

tar -cvf foo.tar file1 file2

Descompress

tar -xvf foo.tar
GNU Tar
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