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Sunday, July 15, 2012

Midnight Commander how to compress a file/directory; Make a tar archive with midnight commander

To compress a file in Midnight Commader (e.g. to make a tar.gz archive) navigate to the directory you want to pack and press 'F2'. This will bring up the 'User menu'. Choose the option 'Compress the current subdirectory'. This will compress the WHOLE directory you're currently in - not the highlighted directory.


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