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Transfer a 30GB tar file from one remote server to another - restrained by disk space

I have a 38GB "Moodle" tar file that I need to transfer from the old server (Shared hosting), which we can call "Server A" to the new server (Dedicated virtual), or "Server B". I'm with Mediatemple if ...
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SSH: connect with public key avoiding passphrase prompt

root@myhost:/# ssh -i /opt/id_rsa.pub azureuser@myhost2.cloudapp.net Enter passphrase for key '/opt/id_rsa.pub': azureuser@myhost2.cloudapp.net's password: I have created key pair without ...
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Is there a way for tar to check for new files not in an archive?

Is there a way to for the tar command to check for new files that are not already in the archive, or those that have been deleted (for good measure)?
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tar - swap owners when moving files from dev to prod server

On the Dev server, we have a tree of files all owned by either the "webdev" or "webserv" user. I would like to tar up this file tree and extract it on the prod server, with the change that any files ...
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How can i make a tar of selective file type under a directory

I want to take backup of selective files say *.py under a directory. How can i do that? Please help me to achieve it.