LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 12-07-2017, 06:07 PM   #16
michaelk
Moderator
 
Registered: Aug 2002
Posts: 16,426

Rep: Reputation: 1938Reputation: 1938Reputation: 1938Reputation: 1938Reputation: 1938Reputation: 1938Reputation: 1938Reputation: 1938Reputation: 1938Reputation: 1938Reputation: 1938

No,you can not replace tar with cat. While cat just concatenates files together tar will add additional data binary data about the files/system.
 
1 members found this post helpful.
Old 12-07-2017, 06:08 PM   #17
rhubarbdog
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2015
Location: Yorkshire, England
Distribution: Linux Mint
Posts: 118

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Just a note ~ doesn't work in a script use $HOME
 
1 members found this post helpful.
Old 12-07-2017, 07:01 PM   #18
Vince129
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Dec 2017
Posts: 6

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: Disabled
I will add these final additions thank you all, along with $HOME
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Read a file, and send an email to the users inside the file karthikbhuvanagiri Programming 7 03-19-2013 07:01 PM
Really simple cron to send an email every week to confirm mail is working stardotstar Linux - Newbie 3 03-01-2012 08:55 PM
using cron to send files via email aditaa Linux - Server 5 04-21-2009 05:03 AM
Is there a way to send files to a friend, similar to MSN send file protocol? pablom Linux - Networking 1 05-07-2007 11:16 PM
slack store email problem. cant send to them. xushi Slackware 4 04-14-2004 03:25 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:53 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration