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excluding files and directories using tar  command

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How do I exclude files and directories using tar  command
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You can use -X option to list_of_files_exclude  (put the filename dirname you want to exclude
in that text file)

eg:
tar -cvfX mybackup.tar /list_of_files_exclude *

man tar
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