How can I convert a sample.txt (uncompressed) file to sample.tar.bz2 format using Ubuntu 10.04 command shell?
You can use tar to achieve this :
tar -cjf sample.tar.bz2 sample.txt
tar is a program used to manage archives, the options here are -c to create an archive (it would be -xto extract one), -j to use .tar.bz2 format, and -f to specify output archive name.
For more info : man tar.
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