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What kind of path names should you not use with the tar command?
absolute
If you want to use absolute pathnames with tar, use this option so the leading slash will not get stripped?
-P
To create a tar file of the PWD, use the "-xy" option? (where "x" creates the tar file & "y" gives the name for the new archive).
-cf
You can view the contents of your tar file using -"xy" option? (where x causes tar to print the names of the tar files)
-tf
To extract your tar file use the -"xyz" option? (where "x" tells tar to extract, "y" tells tar to print in standard output and "z" names the tar file to be extracted).
-xvf
use the -"wxyz" option with tar to extract files in interactive mode (prompted file by file for extraction).
-xvwf
If you know the name of the file you want to extract, you can pass it directly to tar using this option?
tar -xf myarchive.tar myfile
using this option, tar will leave an existing file intact when doing a select extraction?
-k
As part of your backup strategy, you want to back up the /home directories to /backups on another partition. What would you type at the command line?
tar -cf /backups/HomeBackUp.tar home/*
you can uncompress a gzip file using these 2 methods?
gunzip, gzip -d
show command to create a tar file called myarchive.tar in the pwd & gzip it.
tar -cf myarchive.tar . | gzip myarchive.tar
When using tar & gzip you must have enough free space for what?
the compressed & uncompressed file.
What option can you use to tar & gzip a directory without using a pipe added gzip command?
tar -czf myarchive.tar
A tar.gz file can also end with?
.tgz
What command would you enter to uncompress the MyArchive.tar.gz
located in the pwd.
tar -xzf MyArchive.tar.gz
You want to get a list of all the directories in your home directory sorted by time with the newest level at the top. What command would you use?
ls -tdR *
What command do you use to change the access time on May_report to the present time?
touch -a May_report
By default, what shell does linux log you into? Where is it defined?
bash, /etc/passwd
to determine what shell you are currently using ,type:
echo $SHELL
Use this command to change finger info for your account?
chfn
to permanenetly change your shell, use this command?
chsh -s shellname
You can enter multiple commands on a single line by separating them by?
;
Use this to wrap command text to the next line (when it's too big for the display). It tells OS to ignore next character
\
This emacs command line combo will move your cursor to the beginning of the word on the left
esc+b
This emacs command line combo will move your cursor to the beginning of the word on the right
esc+f
This emacs command line combo will move your cursor to the beginning of the line
ctrl+A
This emacs command line combo will move your cursor to the end of the line
ctrl+E
This emacs command line combo will delete 1 word to the left of the cursor
Esc+Del
This emacs command line combo will delete 1 word from right of cursor
Esc+d
This emacs command line combo will delete from cursor to end of line
Ctrl+K
By default emacs config is kept here?
/etc/inputrc
You can use these 2 options to have bash complete your commands for you?
tab once or escape twice