1. tar command examples -NOT compressed archive (verbosed):
    • create a new tar archive:
      • tar cvf archive_name.tar dirname/
    • extract from an existing tar archive:
      • tar xvf archive_name.tar
  2. tar COMPRESSED archive (verbosed):
    • create a new tar archive:
      • tar cvfz archive_name.tar dirname/
    • extract from an existing tar archive:
      • tar xvfz archive_name.tar
  3. gzip command examples:
    • create *.gz compressed file:
      • gzip test.txt
    • uncompress a *.gz file:
      • gzip -d test.txt.gz
  4. bzip2 command examples:
    • create a *.bz2 compressed file:
      • bzip2 test.txt
    • uncompress a *.bz2 file:
      • bzip2 -d test.txt.bz2
  5. unzip command examples:
    • extract *.zip compressed file:
      • unzip test.zip
    • view the contents of *.zip file (without unzipping it):
      • unzip -l jasper.zip