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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
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
4. 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
I want to write a c-program which reads a textfile from a tar.gz archive.
How can I do it? (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: krylin
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I make a tar archive:
tar -czvf /path_to/cucu.tar.gz /path/dir_to_archive/
In the archive the /path/dir_to_archive/ is maintained for every file.
I need that the archive to be made without the /path/dir_to_archive/ to contain only the files in /path/dir_to_archive/.
Thanks,... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: potro
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I want to extract a choosen directory (and its contents) from a tar archive and i have tried what i believe is every option i could find in the manual.
I think i have done it once before, but i don't remeber how.
Could anyone please tell me how to do? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: noratx
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 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
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Is there a way to know when (date, time) a tar archive on tape was created? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: croy75