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A bash script for Linux to extract all kind of compressed file from console.

Open ~/.bashrc file with your favorite editor and paste below script to the bottom of the file.

extract () {
if [ -f 1 ] ; then     case1 in
     *.tar.bz2) tar xvjf 1 ;;      *.tar.gz) tar xvzf1 ;;
     *.bz2) bunzip2 1 ;;      *.rar) rar x1 ;;
     *.gz) gunzip 1 ;;      *.tar) tar xvf1 ;;
     *.tbz2) tar xvjf 1 ;;      *.tgz) tar xvzf1 ;;
     *.zip) unzip 1 ;;      *.Z) uncompress1 ;;
     *.7z) 7z x 1 ;;     *) echo "don't know how to extract '1'..." ;;
   echo "'$1' is not a valid file!"

then write “extract” on console with the file you want to extract and see the effect.

extract bla.tar.gz

Creating Custom Linux Command

Sometimes you may need to repeat lots of linux command on terminal for any aim. It is some time so boring to type all the commands again and again so the solution to create  own commands to execute all the repetition in one.

All the commands are kept on /bin directory s we just need to create a file and name as the command that we’ll use. Then we need to make the file readable and executable. Continue Reading


Today's Linux Console Command

It is good if you are working on console and you don’t want to change it for any little text addition to any file. Here is the command:

echo “this text will be added” | sudo tee “path/to/the/file.txt”