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How to Tar a folder in Linux
Tar is a useful application to archive your folders/files to save for later, or to make a backup. Here are the commands you need to know how to Tar.
# tar -cvzf archive-name-you-want-to-use /rootofyour/folder/locationyouwanttoarchive
To untar this file you would use this command:
# tar -xvzf tar-filename.tar.gz
That's all you gotta do!