Linux 101: How to compress a folder from the command line with tar

At some point in your Linux journey, you’ll need to be able to compress and decompress a folder from the command line. Jack Wallen shows you how. The Linux command line is an incredibly powerful tool. From the CLI there’s next to nothing you can’t do. And although a GUI might make some of the tasks a bit easier, the simplicity of doing your work in a terminal window is about as elegant a solution as you’ll find. .

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