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Old 01-15-2013, 08:06 AM   #1
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gzip statistcs

suppose i zip a file using

$gzip -f filename

and the file is more than 50GB
after firing the command how can i check how much data is still left to be zipped.

Old 01-15-2013, 08:15 AM   #2
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If you've pv on your system:

pv filename | gzip > filename.gz


bash, gzip, putty

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