How to Install bsdtar in Ubuntu 18.04

Install bsdtar by entering the following commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install bsdtar


transitional dummy package for moving bsdtar to libarchive-tools

The bsdtar program is the default system 'tar' program used on FreeBSD. bsdtar uses the libarchive library as a backend which does all of the work for reading and writing archives in various formats. . This is a transitional package for the migration of the bsdtar tool to the libarchive-tools package.


Version: 3.2.2-3.1

Section: universe/utils