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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Please suggest how to untar archive on remote sever. When im trying use regular command without any flags everything is working fine:
$( ssh <user>@<server> -n '. ~/.profile >/dev/null 2>&1 ; cd /path_1 ; copiedIVR_name=`ls -tr | tail -1` ; tar xvf $copiedIVR_name ' )
but when im... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: BACya
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to extract a single file from a tar file to another directory.
So far I have this:
This one extract a single file to same directory:
tar -xvf filename.tar ./file.txt
I tried this but its not working
tar -xvf filename.tar /home/dir ./file.txt
or this: (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: erin00
In Solaris howto extract tar file to specific folder.
This is what we do in Linux, but how to do the same thing in Solaris ?
-tar -xzvf /tmp/etc.tar.bz -C /tmp
(Will extract in /tmp dir)
3.gzip COMPRESSION AND EXTRACTION
-tar -czvf /tmp/etc.tar.bz /etc
-du ... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: manalisharmabe
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I would like to confirm my file.tar is been tar-ed correctly before I remove them. But I have very limited disc space to untar it.
Can I just do the listing instead of actual extract it? Can I say confirm folder integrity if the listing is sucessful without problem?
tar tvf file1.tar
... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: vivien_chu
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have tar filw which has multiple directories which contain files.
When i extract using tar -xf the directory structure also get extracted.
I require only files and not directory structures as there will be overhead of moving the files again.
So i searched here and got a solution but... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: chetan.c
6. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I created a tar file of a directory dir1 from /tmp in the following way
$tar -cvf dir1.tar dir1 (dir1 will have say file1)
Now i want to extract it in the directory /tmp/dir2 so that the directory dir1 is also created and extracted... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: ammu
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
kindly help me how to extract one file form .tar.gz without uncompressing .tar.gz file.
thanks in advance
bali (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: balireddy_77
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I received a tar file of a directory with 50,000 files in it. Is it possible to extract the files in the tar file without first creating the directory?
ie. Doing tar -xvf filename.tar extracts as follows:
I would like to avoid... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: here2learn
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i want tar to read its input from a file .
that is i have a file that contains a list of all directories that i nead to backup .
how can i make tar read this list. (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ppass
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Is it possible to redirect the output from 'tar xvf' to another directory?
The taped tar image is extracting to my / dircetory - even though i'm running the command from /backups.
The contents list of the tape shows files created from /livebackups/...
Richard (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: colesy