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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)
Discussion started by: abdulbadii
2. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I cant seem to work out how to count the number of executable files in a particular tar archive? Only in a directory as a whole.
I also cant work out how to count number of certain file types in a tar archive. Only the directory, pretty stuck :( (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: Razor147
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am not able to extract/remove files older than 1000 days from a tar archive in linux system.
@file_list = `find /home/x/tmp/ -name *xxMsg* -ctime +7`;
$file_name = '/home/x/tmp/new_archive.tar';
for... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: DannyV
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I just want to count number of files in a directory, and write to new text file, with number of files and their name
output should look like this,,
assume that below one is a new file created by script
Number of files in directory = 25
3. asd.dat... (20 Replies)
Discussion started by: Akshay Hegde
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have used the below steps and found some discrepancies
step 1 :
find ./ -type f -mtime +7 -name "*.00*" | wc -l = 13519 ( total files )
( the size of this files is appx : 10GB )
find ./ -type f -mtime +7 -name "*.00*" | xargs tar zcvf Archieve_7.tar.gz
step... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: rakeshkumar
6. UNIX and Linux Applications
Is it possible to update a file in a compressed archive.tgz using the tar app without uncompressing/extracting, update and compressing/creating ?
tar -uvzf archive.tgz ./file.txt
tar: Cannot update compressed archives
Try `tar --help' for more information. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: brendan76
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I need to create recursive tar archive, while I put there only files of type a*.txt.
Without file filtering the command is: tar cfzf test.tar.gz test_tar/
How I include the switch for including only files with pattern a*.txt ?
Thanks a lot! (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: john.gelburg
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
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
9. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Hi, I would modify to delete the files after creating the tar archive.
How I can modify the following command:
tar -cvvf logswitch.tar `find *.log* -mtime +5`
It create a tar with files that are older than 5 days. (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Minguccio75
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)
Discussion started by: Kun2112