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Zipping A Directory In Linux Terminal

How do I zip files in Linux so that I cam email them to my friend? How do I zip files on server using the shell prompt?
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Exclude Certain Files When Creating A Tarball Using Tar Command

How can I keep out certain files when creating a tarball? For example:


How do I exclude zyz and abc file while using a tar command?
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Backup Home Directories in Linux

Q. I would like to Backup all directories in /home to /dev/st0 tape drive. How do I use script to automate task and what commands do I need to use?
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Howto: Use tar Command Through Network Over SSH Session

How do I use tar command over secure ssh session?
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Open RAR File / Extract RAR Files Under Linux or UNIX

How do I open rar archive files under a Linux or UNIX or OS X operating system?
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