lzma is comparatively new when compared to
lzma offers better compression rates than
lzma is not preinstalled on most Linux distros, you may need to install it using the package manager.
In order to compress with
lzma use the following command:
$ lzma filename $ ls filename.lzma
This will remove the file and produce a compressed file called
To extract an
lzma file use:
$ unlzma filename.lzma
This will remove
filename.lzma and produce an uncompressed version of the file.
lzma command can also read a file from
stdin and write the compressed file to
In order to read from
stdin and read out as
$ cat file | lzma -c > file.lzma
-c is used to specify ...