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3: General Commands

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    General Commands

    clear

    clears the terminal

    history

    !history number runs that command in history

     

    man

    this is the help manual. the following gets you the manual for the wget command

    wget man

    TAR

    create archive

    tar -cvfz archive.tar.gz/home/pi/folder
    

    extract files

    tar -xvfz archive.tar.gz
    

    c - to compress
    x - to extract 
    v - verbose
    f - specify filename
    z - use gZip to compress

    zip/unzip

    similar to tar but used on Windows systems

    create zip

    zip -r archive.zop /home/pi/folder-to-zip
    

    extract zip

    unzip file.zip
    

     


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