Create and extract a .tar.gz archive using command lineBrett Popoleo
To create a tar.gz archive from a given folder you can use the following command
This will compress the contents of source-folder-name to a tar.gz archive named tar-archive-name.tar.gz
To extract a tar.gz compressed archive you can use the following command
This will extract the archive to the folder tar-archive-name.
To Preserve permissions
Switch the ‘c’ flag to an ‘x’ to extract (uncompress).