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Package: tar (1.29b-2) [essential]

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GNU version of the tar archiving utility

Tar is a program for packaging a set of files as a single archive in tar format. The function it performs is conceptually similar to cpio, and to things like PKZIP in the DOS world. It is heavily used by the Debian package management system, and is useful for performing system backups and exchanging sets of files with others.

Tags: System Administration: Backup and Restoration, File Distribution, Software Development: devel::packaging, implemented-in::c, User Interface: Command Line, Role: role::program, scope::utility, Application Suite: GNU, Purpose: Storing, Supports Format: works-with-format::tar, works-with::archive, Works with: Files

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 741.9 kB2,770.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 714.9 kB2,740.0 kB [list of files]
armel 719.6 kB2,726.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 720.6 kB2,606.0 kB [list of files]
i386 760.2 kB2,817.0 kB [list of files]
mips 740.0 kB2,850.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 740.2 kB2,913.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 741.8 kB2,850.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 722.5 kB2,836.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 738.2 kB2,870.0 kB [list of files]