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Old 10-30-2009, 11:03 PM   #1
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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
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.
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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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