Install Tar on Amazon Linux 2

May 25, 2022 · 1 min read · Post a comment
Install Tar on Amazon Linux 2

Yet another free cool tool for archiving files, is tar. I’m gonna stick to the title itself and show you how to install tar on Amazon Linux 2.


  • Amazon Linux 2
  • sudo access

Install Tar on Amazon Linux 2

Step 1. Update the system packages.

sudo yum update

Step 2. Install Tar.

sudo yum install tar

Step 3. Verify the installation.

tar --version


tar (GNU tar) 1.26
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