#archive the file without compression.
tar file_name

(1) create tar cfv tar c=create, f=file (on the disk and not on the tape),v=verbose (show file list).

ex: tar cfv archive.tar *.txt create the file's archive of all txt files in the same path.

ex: tar -cvf /destination_path/filename.tar /path to put in the tar file

(2) tvf to show the content of the archive: tar tfv archive.tar

(3) xfv archive file extraction: tar xfv archive.tar


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