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How to create a compressed archive for each folder in current directory

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The following command will create a compressed tar archive for each folder found in the current directory.
It will use the LZMA/LZMA2 compression algorithms and it supports Unix-like file system metadata as well.
It will reuse the name of the folder for the archive as well and it will append the current date to the name.


find . -maxdepth 1 -mindepth 1 -type d -exec tar cJf "{}.`date +%F`.tar.xz" '{}' \;

The parameters we used for the find command are the following:

The parameters we used for the tar command are the following:

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