GNU/LinuxFile Compression with 'tar' command


Parameters

Common Options-
-c --createCreate a new archive.
-x --extractExtract files from an archive.
-t --listList the contents of an archive.
-f --file=ARCHIVEUse archive file or dir ARCHIVE.
-v --verboseVerbosely list files processed.
Compression Options-
-a --auto-compressUse archive suffix to determine the compression program.
-j --bzip2Filter the archive through bzip2.
-J --xz --lzmaFilter the archive through xz.
-z --gzipFilter the archive through gzip.