Any file in a Linux system belongs to a particular owner(s) and a group. It is one of the many features that maintain security in Linux systems. For example; If a file belongs to say UserA, then UserB cannot manipulate the data depending on any additional permissions set unless the user has permission to do that.
Do you find that your Linux installation has been running slowly lately? If you do, then you need to test which programs or processes are using the system resources. There are, of course, some processes that go rouge and run in the background without your knowledge.
Tar is a famous utility that is basically used for collecting multiple files in a single archive. This file is often called a 'tarball'. Today, we are going to tell you about the different things you can do with tarballs using the tar command, with practical examples.