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Old 09-12-2003, 07:24 PM   #1
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What package contains the "compress" command? I am trying to install the new steam client, and it cannot install itself without that command. Thanks a bunch!

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When I have a similar problem, I usually start looking at rpmseek. There you can select the option to find a 'File in rpm Package' and enter your program/library/whatever.

In your case I found the extract program in the package ncompress. On the results site you can select your distribution so that it will only packages that are relevant to you.

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It could be bzip2 or the original tar using either -g or -j option.
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thank you ncompress did it for me


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