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1. 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
2. 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
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)
Discussion started by: Vit0_Corleone
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a problem using Archive::Tar. it seem very trivial but i cannot get it work.
First I have a list of files I grab from a directory. Then I create a tar archive and write the files into the archive. everything works great, except that I cannot properly extract the files.
What... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: amcrisan
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.
RK Veluvali (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: vrk1219
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 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
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
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 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