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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have 2 compressed files tar.lzo and having many subdirectories inside it.
I would like to know which files having the difference in terms of size/content.
I am using bash shell and unix server
file1 :- abc.tar.lzo
file2 :- xyz.tar.lzo
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Discussion started by: himanshupant
2. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
i wish to write the result of these below conditions in a file:
1. in a specific folder, i have many tar.gz files.
2. each tar.gz file contains ".dat" file in sub folders.
3. i wish to get the full path of these .dat files, if i find in it a specific word ("ERROR24").
4. all this... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: jimmyjames9
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
In the bash below each .tar.bz2 (usually 2) are extracted and then the original .tar.bz2 is removed. However, only one (presumably the first extracted) is being removed, however both are extracted. I am not sure why this is? Thank you :).
tar.bz2 folders in /home/cmccabe/Desktop/NGS/API
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Discussion started by: cmccabe
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm using a tar command
tar -xOvf /home/mytar.tar
My intention is to extract data in files which are inside various directories,
without extracting files to the disk.
Is this the best way to achieve it?
Chetan (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: chetan.c
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a tar file and inside that tar file is a folder with additional tar.gz files. What I want to do is look inside the first tar file and then find the second tar file I'm looking for, look inside that tar.gz file to find a certain directory. I'm encountering issues by trying to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: bashnewbee
6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Is anyone out there? I'm trying to run a script i wrote that extracts multiple .tar files in succession by pasting it into standard input. It does extract them all but I cant get it to stop looping and when I hit enter I get a tar command error like its still looking for files to extract.
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Discussion started by: commoja
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have tried:
tar -xfv mytarfile.tar archive/tabv/*
tar -xfv mytarfile.tar --wildcards 'archive/tabv/*'
tar -xf mytarfile.tar -v --wildcards 'archive/tabv/*'
tar -xfv mytarfile.tar --wildcards --no-anchored 'archive/tabv/*'
tar -xfv mytarfile.tar --wildcards `archive/tabv/*`
and none... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: zapper222
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hey guys complete n00b here so I'll try my best at explaining.
I'm creating a backup and restore utility and decided to use tar. I create a backup folder in each user's account and when backing up (say word processing files), I use the following:
tar cvf /home/user/backup/wpbackup.tar... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: EwanD
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
so i have hundreds of files named history.20071112.tar
and im looking to extract one file out of each archive called status_YYYYMMDDHH:MM.lis
here is what i have so far:
for FILE in `cat dirlist`
tar xvf $FILE ./status_*
dirlist is a text... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: kuliksco
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have received a tar file containing several files with full path. Now I need to restore it in another system but when I want to extract files by using
tar -xvf tarfile
it wants to create all files with full paths again in new system in which I don't have enough previleges.
How... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Reza Nazarian