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1. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
How good is the compression rate of gzip when you use tar with the gzip option? I am pretty amazed that a 1 GB file was reduced to 1019K. This is what I did.
tar -cvf tar_test.tar.gz -T /list_of_files
-rw-r-----. 1 owner group 19 Jul 23 16:00 list_of_files
-rw-r-----. 1 owner group... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: cokedude
2. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I need to combined in 1 line the execution below :
find * -type f -mtime -$nb_days -print | xargs tar -cvf $MAITUT/BCK_DATA.tar
The fact that the TAR is very big, at the end I need to generate only the GZ file.
The option z on the tar... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: royinfo.alain
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am using RHEL5 and Solaris 9 & 10.
I want to tar and gzip my files then remove them after a successful tar command...
Lets say I have files with extension .arc then I want to tar and gzip these files.
After successful tar command I want to remove all these files (i.e .arc).
... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Phuti
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a few files. i want to tar these files and zip it using gzip it.
-rw-r----- 1 magesh magesh 12940369 Jul 27 09:26 dcx_imds_c.asc
-rw-r----- 1 magesh magesh 1221391 Jul 27 09:27 dcx_imds_h.asc
-rw-r----- 1 magesh magesh 1105673 Jul 27 09:27... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: mac4rfree
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i'd like to have an alias (or something similar) where i can type a command like "archive" and a filename and have it tar and gzip the file, so...
$ archive filename
results in filename.tar.gz...do i have to write a script to do this? (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: bcamp1973
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I would like to have a combined gzip and tar that will compress and create multiple output tar.gz files. I want to have multiple files output because i cannot create an archive because there is no more space on my harddisk. I cannot transfer it locally because of slow connection. I want to... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: tungaw2004
7. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
P0251WLADC.svm_wl1 > /svm_wl1/billing/data/server/archive/ALLEVT
$ du -k FEB2006
As you can see,i have a folder called "FEB2006" which is around 22 GB.
i guess zip or compress wont work...( i don know how do we compress a folder)
i wished to use ""tar" ( i suppose... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: abhijeetkul
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
There are 700 .pdf files in a certain directory on the server and I need to TAR them first and then compress them using GZIP to free up the space. The combined size of the .pdf files is 3gb. However, there is only 1gb of free space on the server. So as you can see when I try to TAR these... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: VandeMatram
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
can i combine this 2 commands in one liner command? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: umen
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I just wandering, instead to doing "tar cvf foo.tar * " and then gzip foo.tar , can't it be combined to one command ? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: umen