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Date: 2007nov2
Updated: 2017oct28
OS: Linux
Level: Beginner

Q.  What are the Linux compression commands?

A.  You can use:

Creating Extracting Purpose -------- ---------- ------- bzip2 bunzip2 Great compression for big files compress uncompress Obsolete gzip gunzip Good compression xz unxz The current winner zip unzip Windows compatible compression
See man pages for more info