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what is tar command and what are the different types of tar
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what is tar command and what are the different types of tar commands?..

Answer / madhu

tar is an utility used for archiving files .

tar cvf archive_name file1 file2...

for extracting a tar file

tar xvf archive_name

Regards,
Madhu

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what is tar command and what are the different types of tar commands?..

Answer / suitable

tar command is used to create an archiving.

the syntex is:
tar cvf archive_name file1 file2 ...

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what is tar command and what are the different types of tar commands?..

Answer / pitambar mishra

tar command is used for create archiving so that data transfer
will de easier.

1. Create a tar archive :
tar -cvf tarfilename.tar path_of_file
2. Extract a tar archive :
tar -xvf tarfilename.tar
3. See the contents of a tar archive :
tar -tvf tarfilename.tar
4. Add a new file to an existing tar archive :
tar -rf tarfilename.tar newfile
5. Remove a file from an existing tar archive :
tar --delete -file=tarfilename.tar file_to_remove
6. Tar and zip at same time :
tar -cvzf
7. Tar and unzip at same time :
tar -xvzf

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what is tar command and what are the different types of tar commands?..

Answer / asit

tar is used for both zip and unzip the files or directories
in unix.
tar cvzf zip_file.tar zip_file
tar xvzf zip_file.tar

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what is tar command and what are the different types of tar commands?..

Answer / yuvaevergreen

archive and lot of options

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