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1. Red Hat
I have a question about finding the compression ratios of a zip (bzip2) file.I have written a procedure which upon certain criteria tar's and bzip2 certain directories and moves them to a near line storage.
Yesterday I happened to stumble upon it. The procedure has tared and bzipped 6... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: maverick_here
2. Red Hat
Can some please tell me why I can't make a 7z archive with file roller? I have already installed p7zip, p7zip-plugins, and 7za. I don't understand what the problem is. I can make a 7z archive from the command line with no problems. I keep getting this message but it doesn't tell me what the error... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: cokedude
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'am looking for script (or tool) that would compress all files with given extension in all subdirectory. Important part is that every one file have to end in separate archive whit it's own name.
Eaven if I could point multiple file in one directory and compress them it would be ok.
I' am... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Demerzel
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
totally new to scripting.
I have a huge list of foleders.
I want to tar the contents of each folder inside the same folder and the name of the tar file is the same name as the folder.
how would I go about this in scirpt?
Viper (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: brownviper1966
We have access to 2 filesystems:
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/mapper/system-oraoid 30G 30G 119M 100% /app
/dev/mapper/system-tmp 2.0G 442M 1.6G 22% /tmp
As you can observe the file system on /app is full. In order to recover... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: animesh303
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a .z file which i understand to be UNIX.
I'm on PC (no UNIX boxes) and have tried many different unzipping programs to extract this .z file, but only PicoZip has allowed me to view what is inside (telling me, i think, that it's not corrupt), but i have not been able to extract... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Gonecat
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have heard that bz2 compression a relatively new compression encoding algorithm, far superior to tar and gz. I also remember that I downloaded a FreeBSD LiveCD a while back that was only a couple hundred megs instead of the usual 650ish using bz2 - big difference, I'd say. But to the point, what... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Phobos
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I've noticed bzip2 gives a little bit better compression than gzip. So...I'm curious...what's gives the best compression out of all the compression utilities?
Thanks! (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: jalburger
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm backing up one of my sites, and will be moving to another host. This was an expermintal site, and many of the directories won't be needed.
What tar command is needed to exclude directories from the compressed file? Could you also give an example.
also this might be the same comand, but -... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Taylor