tar command

How do I extract a single file or directory form a tarball under UNIX / Linux shell prompt? How do I restore a single file from /dev/st0 tape device?

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I’ve download ed .tbz file. How do I open .tbz file under Linux / UNIX operating system using a shell prompt or GUI application?

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Extract tar.gz File

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I have downloaded a file called foo.tar.gz from the Internets. How do I extract tar.gz file under Linux / UNIX like operating systems using command line options?

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How do I list the contents of a tar.bz2 file under Linux or UNIX-linke operating systems using a shell prompt?

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Q. One of my responsibilities is backing up UNIX server. How do I backup data under HP-UX UNIX? How do I use mt, fbackup and frecover commands to perform full and incremental backups?

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Q. I’ve Debian Linux 4.0 Install on HP Server. This server has SCSI tape device. According to my tape documentation size should be 64k. How can I set the block size for a HP SCSI tape device?

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How do I create a tar file under Linux using command line options?

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