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Install tar on Amazon Linux 2

May 25, 2022 · 1 min read · Post a comment

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


  • Amazon Linux 2
  • sudo privileges

Install tar on Amazon Linux 2

Step 1. Update system packages.

sudo yum update

Step 2. Install tar.

sudo yum install tar

Step 3. Verify installation.

tar --version


tar (GNU tar) 1.26
Copyright (C) 2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc.


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