How do I delete OR remove a single file from within a tar ball under Unix / Linux like operating systems?
ow do I compress a directory or files on a Linux or Unix like system using tar command?
I‘d like to make / file system backup but the problem is there are other file systems mounted under / such as:
I’d like to skip all other file systems mounted at / and only make backup of local / and not /boot, /var, /iscsi, and /mnt/cdrom etc. How do I force tar to use a single file system under Linux / UNIX / BSD operating systems?
Q. When I run tar command it fails with an error that read as follows:
tar: /dev/st0: Cannot write: Invalid argument
How do I fix this error under CentOS / Debian / Fedora / RHEL Linux HP server systems?
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How do I create a tar file under Linux using command line options?
We have recently brought a new Sun Solaris UNIX server. How do I Backup data and make a recovery for the Solaris OS using tar and tape device?