Quick thought… You can pretty much exclude a file, folder or specific pattern when using tar: # tar cvfp 052613tar.tar /my/path/Example.com_DIR –exclude=/my/path/Example.com_DIR/images   or tar everything in the current directory, but exclude two specific files # tar cvpf 052613tar.tar * –exclude=index.html –exclude=myimage.png   or tar cvpf 052613tar.tar * –exclude=’file1′ –exclude=’pattern*’ –exclude=’file2′    p.s some tar…