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Linux – Zip and unzip files

To zip a single file a in linux gzip filename To unzip a single file in linux gunzip filename To compress a directory the command is tar -cf filename.tar filename filename.tar will be the new name of zipped file for filename. -cf means creat a file When compressing a directory […]

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Linux – Compressing files in Linux

## File compression. ## Commands covered in this article gzip      # A file compression utility bzip2      # A file compression utility tar            # A tool that can <l=>archive a whole directory<l=> and convert it into a single file. star #.secure tar. […]

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