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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
While transferring file from FTP software like Filezilla the files gets corrupted.
Is there any way I can check if the recently transferred file is in ASCII and not corrupted. I have tried using file -i filename command which does tell if the file character set is ASCII or binary... (6 Replies)
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2. 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)
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3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
How do I create individual tars of a all the directories in a directory? I have a directory called 'patients', each patient has a directory in the patients directory. I want to create tars such that each patient has their own tar file.
Thanks! (5 Replies)
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4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Recently, I've started with shell scripting, and decided to write a script for my system backup using tar. When I was dealing with tar execution inside shell script I found this, inside shell we have the following code:
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5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have directories like V00R01,V00R02,V01R01,V01R02 in a directory
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6. 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:
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7. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hello, this is probably another really simple tasks for most of you gurus, however I am trying to make a script which takes an input, greps a specific file for that input, prints back to screen the results (which are directory names) and then be able to use the directory names to move files.... (1 Reply)
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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)
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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