LINUX CLASSES - COMPRESSION, ENCODING AND ENCRYPTION
How do I Compress and Decompress My Files?
The compress, uncompress, and zcat Commands
The compress and uncompress programs work just like gzip and gunzip, but they use an older and less efficient
compression technique. If you're using Linux, you shouldn't have to bother with compress and uncompress at all. Even
if you come across a file created with compress (something with a .Z suffix), you can decompress it with gunzip, because
gunzip understands both formats.
Still, just for completeness, here's how to use the compress and uncompress programs:
Comments - most recent first (Please feel free to answer questions posted by others!)
Majed (09 Dec 2011, 09:06)
about gzip it's mentioned in the earlier page
Priyanka Gaur (24 Nov 2010, 15:57)
Its gud. But there is no example at all for related to gzip command of the
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