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tar

file archiving

http://www.gnu.org/software/tar

Source code distribution: ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/tar/

Binary code distribution:
Verify the installed version via the command-line interface:
tar --version

Dependencies: +bzip2,+gettext,+gnutls,+grep

Extracting tar archives (tarballs):
tar xfv file.EXTENSION
(tar will, by default, extract the file according to its extension)

Creating a tar archive (tarball) without compression:
tar cfv archivename.tar [dir...]

Creating a tar archive (tarball) with xz compression:
tar cfJv archivename.txz [dir...]

Listing (viewing) the contents of a .txz or .tar.xz file without extracting:
tar tf archivename.tar.xz


Filename extension: .tar
Internet media type: application/x-tar
Container types: gzip, bzip2, lzip, lzma, xz, lzop, compress

http://www.t2-project.org/packages/tar.html
http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Tar
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