I have a need to create a tar of two sibling folders and send it to a client for extraction on their Mac OS desktop by double-clicking it. yes, that's a requirement of theirs. so I go: cd ~/Desktop ...
I want to remove a folder when I'm creating a tar.gz file as it's for a backup and it takes too much space and is not required I am using the following command; tar -cvzf ...
What is the best way to compress a file if it is more than 4 GB in size? I am using the following for last several months. mysqldump --all-databases | zip > mybackup.zip Today I am got an ...
Is there a way to compress directories on a server without ssh access? We are transferring many domains and there is no ssh available on the current server. We would like to secure copy the ...
I am distributing packaged files in ZIP format. I use the following to create: zip -r distr.zip files/ When expanded on other UNIX system files preserve their permissions as they were when I packed ...
We want to store our backups of our svn repositories as a flat file. We'd like to tar/zip the whole hotcopied directory. I know that we could dump it to a flat file but let's pretend that we'd rather ...