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Old 10-30-2009, 11:03 PM   #1
raghavendra2512
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Unhappy Compressing


How can I compress a file. I need to compress a file of 1GB size so that I can make it as 500MB or 400MB.
 
Old 10-30-2009, 11:07 PM   #2
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if you are using the cli you got tar, gzip and a few others. on the cli use
Code:
man gzip
to get the details on the usage. there are tools in the gui side that will do the same thing, but for speed use the cli.
 
Old 10-31-2009, 03:32 AM   #3
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You can also use tar command for compressing and archiving.

man tar for more option on tar.
 
  


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