Like the title says, how do I do this conversion from the Linux console?
Between xz, gzip, and bzip2, which compression algorithm gives the smallest file size and fastest speed when compressing fairly large tarballs?
What is the etymology behind "-j" indicating bzip2 for tar?
I am frequently moving large files around from server to server. UNIXes comes with standard gzip and bzip2 compressors. However, what open options there exist beyond these, especially ones utilizing ...
I'm new in Linux, is this conversion possible? Do I need to compress and decompress all content?
I am curious and did a bit of reading but still have questions. What makes CPIO different than TAR? I was told in another question that tar is for pulling together many files into 1 archive which ...
Is there a way to mount a file.tar.bz2 without extracting it onto the filesystem? I don't care if the mount is read only. Hopefully your answer will also apply to file.tar.gz. "mount" in this ...
I want to create some tar.gz (and possibly tar.bz2) files, using the tar command on Ubuntu 10.04. I want to password protect the file. What is the command to do this (I have Googled, but found ...
Is there a way to convert a .bz2 file to a .tar.bz2 file without decompressing the entire thing to disk and then re-compressing? The decompressed size is larger than my drive. Since bz2 operates on ...