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GNU Tar

https://www.gnu.org/software/tar/
Creates tar archives

GNU tar is an archiver that creates and handles file archives in various formats. You can use tar to create file archives, to extract files from previously created archives, store additional files, or update or list files which were already stored. The program saves many files together into a single tape or disk archive, and can restore individual files from the archive. It includes multivolume support, the ability to archive sparse files, automatic archive compression/decompression, remote archives and special features that allow 'tar' to be used for incremental and full backups. The supported archive formats are: V7 tar, GNU, ustar and POSIX (also known as pax interchange format). GNU tar can also read and extract 'star' archives. Tar can direct its output to available devices, files, or other programs (using pipes); tar can even access remote devices or files (as archives).

Documentation

https://www.gnu.org/software/tar/manual/

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Download

https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/tar/tar-1.30.tar.xz

version 1.30 (stable)
released on 17 December 2017



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Leaders and contributors

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Sergey Poznyakoff Maintainer
Paul Eggert Maintainer
Pavel Raiskup Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Ruby (Ref)https://rubygems.org/gems/tar
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/tar
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/tar
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/tar
Generalhttps://translationproject.org/domain/tar.html
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/tar.git
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-tar
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-tar


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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 24 May 2018.



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