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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to write a script that loops through all the folders within a given folder.
My intention is to access each folder and rename each file ending with fna.gz with the name of the folder it resides in.
for f in /p/w/d/*; do
I'm... (13 Replies)
Discussion started by: Mr_Keystrokes
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need a solution for the following scenario.
I am the owner for the particular folder and I have given 777 permissions for some specific reasons. So others can able to create folders and files.
But when I am done with the work, I need to delete the folders which are created by... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: manoj_thorali
3. 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
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Discussion started by: vivien_chu
4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I'm trying to compress a directory structure on an external hard drive, connected by eSATA cable to my linux (Ubuntu 10.04) desktop. The total volume is 500Gb with half a million files, ranging from Kb to Mb in size. The drive is 2Tb, with 0.8Tb free space before compression.
running "tar -pcf... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: omnisppot
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a file that is 20 - 80+ MB in size that is a certain type of log file.
It logs one of our processes and this process is multi-threaded. Therefore the log file is kind of a mess. Here's an example:
The logfile looks like: "DATE TIME - THREAD ID - Details", and a new file is created... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: elinenbe
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I want to extract myfile.war to a folder which is in the same folder with war file.I did this as normal:
jar -xvf myfile.war
But it exploded all the content of file to the same level folder instead of that I was expecting to create a folder called myfile.
This works with tar:
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Discussion started by: reis3k
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi all, my directory structure is as follows /a/b/c.
I would like to tar the /a directory including the subdirectories b and c.
i intend to use the command tar -cvfz a.tgz a/ My question is where do i execute the command? do i execute it at the '/' prompt or at '/a' prompt ? My concern at... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: new2ss
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
How do I tar all but a specific set of files in a directory? Is it possible to use regular expressions in the tar command? I want to tar all files except those beginning with D. I tried this
tar -cvf files.tar ^
but this didn't work. Anyone any ideas.
Thanks (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: sirbrian
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
If I have a directory /directory1 and want to tar and zip everything in it into a file new_tar.tar.gz on disk (not tape)
How can I do it?
I tried tar -cv /new_tar.tar /directory1/*
But I got an error: tar: /dev/rmt/0: No such device or address (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: FredSmith
I'm trying to tar a bunch of files off to a tape, but for one specific file (it is fairly large, roughly 10Gb) I get the error:
too large to archive
Does tar have a limit of the size of file it can write off to tape? I'm using SunOS 5.8.
-Fred (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: FredSmith