Tar x – instructs tar to extract the files from the zipped filev – means verbose, or to list out the files it’s extractingz – instructs tar to decompress the files – without this, you’d have a folder full of compressed filesf – tells tar the filename you want it to work onc – creates […]


Rsync rsync -r dir1/ dir2 rsync -a dir1/ dir2 The -a option stands for “archive” and syncs recursively and preserves symbolic links, special and device files, modification times, group, owner, and permissions. It is more commonly used than -r and is usually what you want to use. The -z stands for compression option. The -P flag combines the […]