cli-tarHow do I use the command line to tar and zip a file?
The command line can be used to tar and zip a file using the
tar is used to create an archive of multiple files into a single file, while
gzip is used to compress a single file.
For example, to tar and zip a file called
myfile.txt, the following command can be used:
tar -czvf myfile.tar.gz myfile.txt
This command will create a tarball archive called
myfile.tar.gz which contains the file
myfile.txt and compress it using gzip.
The parts of the command are as follows:
tar: the tar command
-czvf: flags that specify the action to be taken, in this case
vfor verbose, and
myfile.tar.gz: the name of the tarball archive to be created
myfile.txt: the file to be archived and compressed
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