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Use the 'tar' Command To Create Archives In Linux

Dec 18, 2011, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])

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"When sharing a number of documents, it's nice to be able to combine those documents into a single file. Using 'zip' is one way to do this. For Linux users, the 'tar' command has long been the go-to archive utility. With the advent of more inclusive GUI archive managers such as File Roller, it's incredibly easy to use the 'tar' command, but for those users wanting to use the Terminal, it's not that hard. Here are some basic commands to get you started using 'tar' to create archive back-ups for all your documents and folders.

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