Linux – Compress a whole folder in Linux (using tar)

What is tar You may have come across the gzip and bzip2 commands which are used for compressing individual files. But if you want to compress a whole directory, then the command you need to use is tar. The tar command requires you to declare a number of options for […]Read more »

Linux – Compressing files in Linux

## File compression. ## Commands covered in this article gzip      # A file compression utility bzip2      # A file compression utility tar            # A tool that can <l=>archive a whole directory<l=> and convert it into a single file. star tar. […]Read more »