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Use the ‘tar’ Command To Create Archives In Linux

“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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