Create a simple backup

tar pzcvf /result_path/result.tar.gz /target_path/target_folder
The command as given would create the file "/result_path/result.tar.gz" with the contents of the target folder including permissions and sub- folder structure.
Sample Output
With the "v" it will list all the files being placed into the tar.gz.

Without the "v" there is a simple return to command line when action completed.

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By: CafeNinja
2009-11-10 11:17:00

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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