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Linux in a Nutshell, 6th Edition by Robert Love, Stephen Figgins, Ellen Siever, Arnold Robbins

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Storage

Command

Action

bunzip2

Expand compressed .bz2 files.

bzip2

Compress files to free up space.

cpio

Create and unpack file archives.

gunzip

Expand compressed (.gz and .Z) files.

gzip

Compress files to free up space.

tar

Copy files to or restore files from an archive medium.

zcat

Display contents of compressed files.

zforce

Force gzip files to have .gz extension.

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