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Linux Command Line Tutorial - Archiving & Compression
Learn how to archive files and folders for backup by using compression commands gzip, tar, bzip2, zless, and zcat in Unix.
What is compression?
Learn what compression is, how it works, and the two types of compressions - lossy and lossless.
Using gzip, gunzip for file compression
Learn how to use gzip and gunzip, used for file compressions. Also learn helper commands zcat and zless.
Compressing multiple files with tar, zip and unzip
Learn how to archive and bundle files and folders together with tar, unzip and zip.
Learn how to use the cpio utility to archive files.