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Old 01-12-2002, 07:38 AM   #1
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Shrinking files in Linux


Is there a way to shrink the files stored in a linux server???So that i can get more disk space
 
Old 01-12-2002, 08:04 AM   #2
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You can use tar, zip, rar, ace, ... to shrink files.
 
Old 01-12-2002, 08:19 AM   #3
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well actually tar only puts many files into a single archive. To compress it you need to use gzip, bzip, bzip2 or something like that.
Hope that helps..
 
  


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