Tag: Tar

How to tar.gz

tar is a program which combine several files into one (eg: files.tar). gz or gzip is a program to compress files (eg: files.gz). Both are Linux programs. A tar.gz file is a resulting file from several files combined together and then compressed. To combine and compress a folder: tar czf filename.tar.gz /path/to/some/folder To extract a tar.gz file: tar -zxvf filename.tar.gz…

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How to split a big tar files?

How to split a big tar files? Easy 😉 split -b 100000000 thisfile.tar.gz thisfile.tar.gz This will split your file into 100 MB parts with the thisfile name and suffix of gzaa, gzab, gzac, etc… Then how to join them? Easy too 😉 cat thisfile.tar.gz?? > thisfile.tar.gz Until next time 🙂

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