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Linux Command Line
version 1.4
Last modified date: 2009-07-03
Created Date: 2008-01-06
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Linux Command Line: Archives and compressed files

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Command Description
# bunzip2 file1.bz2 decompress a file called 'file1.bz2'   [man]
# bzip2 file1 compress a file called 'file1'   [man]
# gunzip file1.gz decompress a file called 'file1.gz'   [man]
# gzip file1 compress a file called 'file1'   [man]
# gzip -9 file1 compress with maximum compression   [man]
# rar a file1.rar test_file create an archive rar called 'file1.rar'   [man]
# rar a file1.rar file1 file2 dir1 compress 'file1', 'file2' and 'dir1' simultaneously   [man]
# rar x file1.rar decompress rar archive   [man]
# tar -cvf archive.tar file1 create a uncompressed tarball   [man]
# tar -cvf archive.tar file1 file2 dir1 create an archive containing 'file1', 'file2' and 'dir1'   [man]
# tar -tf archive.tar show contents of an archive   [man]
# tar -xvf archive.tar extract a tarball   [man]
# tar -xvf archive.tar -C /tmp extract a tarball into / tmp   [man]
# tar -cvfj archive.tar.bz2 dir1 create a tarball compressed into bzip2   [man]
# tar -xvfj archive.tar.bz2 decompress a compressed tar archive in bzip2   [man]
# tar -cvfz archive.tar.gz dir1 create a tarball compressed into gzip   [man]
# tar -xvfz archive.tar.gz decompress a compressed tar archive in gzip   [man]
# unrar x file1.rar decompress rar archive   [man]
# unzip decompress a zip archive   [man]
# zip file1 create an archive compressed in zip   [man]
# zip -r file1 file2 dir1 compress in zip several files and directories simultaneously   [man]
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Commands by Argument
System information - Shutdown, Restart and Logout of a system - Files and Directory - File search - Mounting a Filesystem - Disk Space - Users and Groups - Permits on Files - Special Attributes on files - Archives and compressed files - RPM Packages ( Fedora, Red Hat and like) - YUM packages tool (Fedora, RedHat and alike) - DEB packages (Debian, Ubuntu and like) - APT packages tool (Debian, Ubuntu and alike) - View file content - Text Manipulation - Character set and Format file conversion - Filesystem Analysis - Format a Filesystem - Filesystem SWAP - Backup - CDROM - Networking (LAN / WiFi) - Microsoft Windows networks (samba) - IPTABLES (firewall) - Monitoring and debugging - Other useful commands - Pacman packages tool (Arch, Frugalware and alike) -

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