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TAR command examples in Unix / Linux

tar command examples

The “tar” command in linux used for making archive of files and directories. Using “tar” command you can create “.tar“, “.tar.gz“, “.tar.bz2” file archive. These are known as “tarball“, “gizp“, “bzip” in Linux. TAR has more flexibility than ZIP, which is widely used in cross platform environment. I will show tar …

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MySQL Command Line Administration in Linux

Linux system admins are very familiar with command line tools. Many time admins need to administrate mysql server, they need to create database, manage database user, backup & restore mysql database, repair database & much more. In this post I will explain some usefull command to administrate mysql server. To …

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Manage Users and Groups in Linux


If you are a linux system administrator one of the more important things to learn and to know is how to manage users and groups in linux systems. This guide will describe how to add, delete and modify users and groups (manage users and groups) on CentOS 6 linux (same applies …

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How to use fdisk command on linux


fdisk stands (for “fixed disk or format disk“) is an most commonly used command-line based disk manipulation utility for a Linux/Unix systems. With the help of fdisk command you can view, create, resize, delete, change, copy and move partitions on a hard drive using its own user friendly text based …

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