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how to turnoff verbose using tar

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I would like to use tar without no verbose.
However if use tar -cf this produces the list of file names.

How can this be turned off?
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woolmilkporc earned 500 total points
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Hi,
there is no "quiet" option for tar, afaik. Omitting "-v" should be enough to suppress all output!
Anyway, if this doesnt work for your tar implementation,  you could do
tar -cf ... ... ... ...   >/dev/null
so you will only see possible error messages.
wmp
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Many Thanks!!
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