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1. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
How to download in bulky compressed (zip, 7z, bzip, xz, etc) archive files from a repository automatically by use of wget ? (3 Replies)
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How can I ensure the folder that I tar and compress is good to be archive in DVD or tape? Must I uncompress and untar the file, or there is any way to tell the integerity of the compressed file before send to archive? I have bad experience on this, which the archive compressed file cold not be... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: vivien_chu
I am facing an issue with ustar tar archive on solaris 10.
By mistake I have created ustar tar archive of /var/adm/messages file on solaris10.
I am trying to untar the /var/adm/messages file . but I am not getting the original text messages file.
I user tar -xvf ... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: snchaudhari2
I have made tar archive of my system.. How can I make that tar archive to be bootable.. simply to install new linux from the archived tar file.. thanks in advance (8 Replies)
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I'm trying to find all tar and compressed files (say gzip). I'm having to assume that the tar and gzip files may or may not have the correct extension (.tar .gz .tgz etc).
Any help appreciated (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: andyatit
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a tar.gz compressed file with me, and I want to know the number of files in the archive without uncompressing it.
Please let me know how I can achieve it.
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Discussion started by: vrk1219
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how can I find out what is the difference between two tar.gz files without uncompressing them.
thank you. (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: rakeshou
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
how do you create a archive and add file to an existing archive.
i keep getting an error: dir/#: No such file or directory
currently using tar -cvfu name.tar files
files searching from a word document each line having different file extention.
Thanks in advance (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: nookie
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I want to archive below directories
I want a command(tar) which will let me archive the above directories excluding *.dmp(dump files), *.log(log files) in those directories.
So the archived file doesn't have... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: dreams5617
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a tar archive full of compressed .Z (compressed with the compress command) files. I have restored the tar to a disk but am looking for a way to uncompress every file in every sub-directory. Under normal circumstances, I would just change directories and "uncompress *" but with 1600... (3 Replies)
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