tar per directory

cd <YOUR_DIRECTORY>; for i in `ls ./`; do tar czvf "$i".tar.gz "$i" ; done
Very simple and useful, you need to change the word "directory" for your directory

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By: ElAlecs
2009-06-11 18:33:27

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instead running ls, you can just use bash wildcards: for i in *
rhythmx · 484 weeks and 3 days ago
Broken. Both versions. mkdir a\ directory for i in `ls`; do tar czvf $i.tar.gz $i ; done tar: a: Cannot stat: No such file or directory tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors tar: directory: Cannot stat: No such file or directory tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors for i in *; do tar czvf $i.tar.gz $i ; done directory.tar.gz a tar: directory: Cannot stat: No such file or directory tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors a.tar.gz directory.tar.gz
OJM · 484 weeks and 2 days ago
You should change the "directory" word for your directory, i.e. cd /home/myuser/ for i in `./` ; do tar zcvf $i.tar.gz $i; done and this work just for directories without spaces in the name.
ElAlecs · 484 weeks and 2 days ago
Use "$i" instead of $i if you want spaces in names to work.
rhythmx · 484 weeks and 2 days ago
thanks @rhythmx
ElAlecs · 484 weeks and 2 days ago
Or, in find: find * -maxdepth 0 -type d -exec tar zcvf {}.tgz {} \;
sanmiguel · 483 weeks and 5 days ago

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