tar file compression and decompression

Tar file compression and decompressionPurpose:It is the GNU version of the tar archiving utilityUsage:Main Operations are:DescriptionCreating an uncompressed tar archive using option cvfThis is the basic command to create...

xz file compression and decompression

xz file compression and decompressionPurposeCompress or decompress FILEs in the .xz format.Usage:Options:Description:xz is a general-purpose data compression tool with command line syntax similar to gzip and bzip2. To compress a...

bzip2 file compression and decompression

bzip2PurposeIt is a block-sorting file compressorUSAGE OPTIONSDescriptionbzip2 compresses files using the Burrows-Wheeler block sorting text compression algorithm, and Huffman coding. Compression is generally considerably better than gzip.bzip2 expects a list...

gzip file compression and decompression

gzip file compression and decompressionPurposeCompress or decompress files in the .gz format.Usage:   Options:         Description:By default, gzip keeps the original file name and timestamp in the compressed file.These are used when decompressing...

Linux network management

 Linux network management using Linux Shell

How to show network interface in linux

    Ifconfig: network interfacePurposeThis command configures a network interfaceUSAGE

find files by name in linux using locate command

find files by name in linux using locate commandLocate commandpurpose of locate commandThis command finds files by nameUSAGE of Locate command OPTIONS of Locate command  DESCRIPTION it will locate all the files...

find command in linux

Find commandPurposefind command searches for files in a directory hierarchyUSAGEfind options starting/path expressionDescription: This can be extended as:• The -H, -L and -P options control the treatment of symbolic links.•...

ls command in linux

How to list directories in Linuxls command is used for this purpose. You can list directories or files with ls. Now see the manual page for ls  you will get a manual page screen. I...

wildcard in linux

Wildcard in LinuxWildcards are a set of building blocks that allow you to create a pattern defining a set of files or directories.Here is the basic set of wildcards:...