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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to archive files by month,
is there anyway of this code looks better?
find /tmp/w/ -type f -newermt '2014-01-01' ! -newermt '2014-02-01' | xargs tar -czvf files01.tar
find /tmp/w/ -type f -newermt '2014-02-01' ! -newermt '2014-03-01' | xargs tar -czvf files02.tar
find... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: prpkrk
2. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
The only off-line storage medium I have is DVD. I am trying to back up around 10G of data and if I can achieve a practical solution I will use it more generally.
I am currently considering something along the lines of:
tar --create --multi-volume --tape-length=nnnn <pathspec>
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Discussion started by: MikeGM
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a tar file and inside that tar file is a folder with additional tar.gz files. What I want to do is look inside the first tar file and then find the second tar file I'm looking for, look inside that tar.gz file to find a certain directory. I'm encountering issues by trying to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: bashnewbee
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm looking to archive a client directory from a CIFS share
There are multiple directories that will be stored in a text file and I'm looking to
create an individual tar archive of each folder in the directory.
I've tried a number of commands to no avail.
Here's what I would like.
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Discussion started by: Steelysteel
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
4 files are returned when i issue 'find . -mtime -1 -type f -ls'.
However, when I issued the below command:
tar -cvf test.tar `find . -mtime -1 -type f`, the tar file only contains the 1st file -... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ahSher
6. OS X (Apple)
If you've come across this problem with unzipping/decompressing zips, you might find this helpful:
I was having a little trouble with unzipping (decompressing) tarred archives under OS 10.5 until today. My first attempt was to just simply double-click on the zip file (i.e., example.tar.gz) and... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: unimachead
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a few small files that I need to put into a shar file called endshar. It'd be nice to get a little help in getting this to work, I can't really find any documentation on the internet and the bits I can find aren't really helpful. Any help would be great. :) (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Visage
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
HI, are you supposed to run flarcreate in multi user mode? or should you do it in single user? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: BG_JrAdmin
9. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Ladies and Gentlemen:
I am short on time and need to get up to speed fast on the use of flash archives. I am very familiar with Jumpstart and have used it successfully for the past 5 years. The current project I am working on requires optimization of time and speed when deploying systems which is... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: rambo15
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a tar archive which I believe may be corrupted, produced on an HP-UX 10.x box and written to a 4mm DDS-3 tape.
I understand that gnu tar has a -W (--verify) option which will attempt to verify the archive after it has been created. Am I right in saying that this option cannot be used to... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: sam_pointer