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Compress and expand data - compress / uncompress

Posted By: Shruti Sharma     Category: Unix / Linux / Ubuntu     Views: 8372

This article explains about compress / uncompress command with an example in unix.

compress / uncompress command is used to compress and expand data in unix.

Syntax of compress / uncompress Command

compress [- options] filenames 

uncompress [- options] [file]

Example of compress / uncompress Command

Example 1 : Compress the file name zenith and print compression information to the terminal

compress -v zenith

Example 2 : Undo the compression by typing either of following commands

uncompress zenith.Z

compress -d zenith.Z

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