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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Would you please help me with a UNIX command that would check if file is a tar file.
if we dont have that , can you help me with UNIX command that would check if file ends with .tar
Thanks in advance. (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: sanjaydubey2006
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Is it possible to untar a file so it's size reduces while it uncompresses its contents. I have limited space on my mount point and was wondering if we can untar as a stream in other words the size of tarball reduces as it uncompresses the contents.
Thanks (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: sumang24
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a tar file that contains multiple .Z files. Hence I need to issue a tar command followed by a gzip command to fully extract the files. How do I do it in a single command?
What I'm doing now is
tar xvf a.tar (this will output 1.Z and 2.Z)
gzip -d *.Z (to extract 1.Z and 2.Z) (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: ericlim
4. 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
how to use capital -C option with tar command?
also can we change the extracting path of the archived files using tar??? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: u.n.i.x
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
if I have a tarfile called pmapdata.tar that contains
tar -tvf pmapdata.tar
-rw-r--r-- 0/0 21 Oct 15 11:00 2009 /var/tmp/pmapdata/pmap4628.txt
-rw-r--r-- 0/0 21 Oct 14 20:00 2009 /var/tmp/pmapdata/pmap23752.txt
-rw-r--r-- 0/0 1625 Oct 13 20:00 2009... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: borderblaster
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
4 files are returned when i issue 'find . -mtime -1 -type f -ls'.
However, when I issued the below command:
tar -cvf test.tar `find . -mtime -1 -type f`, the tar file only contains the 1st file -... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ahSher
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can anyone please say me what exactly a 'tar' command does? From what all I know, its not basically a compression tool. But I have seen many used it for compression purpose.
If you have any links or any stuff which can help me better understand about 'tar', that will be greatly... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: kripssmart
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to tar multiple folder from a environment but exclude 2 folders among them. How can I do that. Is there any exclude option in tar command.
Please co-operate me.
Chandrakant. (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: get_chandrakant
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm new to the unix environment. I need to find out what parameters I need to use to save directory structure and the files underneath this directory AND how to restore this directory structure on another unix machine.
Please Help :D (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: kmar