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SAMS Teach Yourself Unix in 10 Minutes by Robert Shimonski

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zip/unzip

As we wind down to the end of our compression utilities offerings that can be used with Unix, let's cover the last of the commonly seen utilities used for compression and decompression. Most PC users, whether familiar with Unix or not, know about Zip files. The zip command offers compression that is based on the algorithm from the PC standard PKZip program. The zip and unzip programs work exactly as you might expect them to: zip <filename> to compress a file with zip, and unzip <filename.z> to unzip the files.

What Can bzip2 Do for You? Also appearing recently is the bzip2 compression utility, which despite being the newer kid on the ...

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