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Old 11-13-2003, 07:27 PM   #1
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What's the best way to compress image files in Linux?

I want to compress some large image files (about 20-30 Gb, created with dd) and wanted to know the best option. Any ideas? I'm not sure of the pros/cons of using zip, bzip2, or gzip.
Old 11-13-2003, 07:35 PM   #2
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bzip get higher compression
Old 06-03-2009, 10:39 AM   #3
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7zip compress the highest ratio.

try p7zip


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