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Monday, December 7th, 2015

Make an archive of a folder and gzip the output

tar -zcvf FileOut.tar.gz Folder

Expand a gzipped tar archive

tar -zxf compressed.tar.gz

Expand a gzipped tar archive to a different directory

tar -zxf compressed.tar.gz -C /var/www/output_dir/

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