Unix Tip #4501- July 8, 2014


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ARCHIVE ONLY FILES


The following will archive
only the regular files in
a directory, ommitting
subdirectories and hidden
files:

ls -al | awk '$0!~/^d/ {print $9}' | xargs tar cvf archive_name.tar


This tip generously supported by: steve-g@bigfoot.com

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