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ark: Create an archive if it does not exist and add specific files to it.
$ ark --add-to ${path-to-archive} ${filename1 filename2 ---}
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This command is used to add files to an existing archive using the "ark" command-line tool.

Here is what each part of the command means:

  • ark: It is the command-line tool that is used to manage archives.
  • --add-to: This is an option used with the "ark" command to specify that files should be added to the archive.
  • ${path-to-archive}: This is a placeholder for the actual path to the archive file. You need to provide the path to the existing archive where you want to add the specified files.
  • ${filename1 filename2 ---}: These are placeholders for the actual names of the files you want to add to the archive. You need to provide the names of the files you want to add, separated by spaces. You can add as many files as needed by including their names in the command.

For example, if you have an archive located at "/home/user/" and you want to add two files named "file1.txt" and "file2.txt" to it, the command would be:

ark --add-to /home/user/ file1.txt file2.txt

This explanation was created by an AI. In most cases those are correct. But please always be careful and never run a command you are not sure if it is safe.
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