tar : compression or decompression

(1) tar: tape archive

binding only *.txt files

$> tar -cvf test.tar *.txt

 

binding a.txt, b.txt to test.tar

$> tar -cvf test.tar a.txt b.txt

 

binding current files and subdirectories to test.tar

$> tar -cvf test.tar *

 

check inside

$> tar -tvf test.tar

 

show advise.

tar –help

 

(2) bz2: binding several tar files and compressing by bzip2.

decompress

$> tar -xvf test.tar.bz2

 

see inside

$> tar -tvf test.tar.bz2

 

 

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