Tired of hunting through Stack Overflow posts for the correct
tar command for that thing you need to zip up?
Save yourself some time with this growing collection of
tar examples that you can copy and paste into your terminal.
What do you need to add to your tar archive? Multiple directories? Everything except the hidden files? All but certain directories? Only specific filetypes?
Check out these tar commands to find out how to do it.
You have a tar archive. Great. You can just extract it. But what if you only need to extract the image files? What if you only need a single file or all files of a specific filetype?
Check out these tar commands to find out more.
You may have left something out of your original tar archive. Instead of recreating it, these command show you how to quickly append files and directories to your tar archives.
These tar commands should help you do that.
These commands will help list the contents of a tar file so you know what's in there before you extract it.