Like the title says, how do I do this conversion from the Linux console?
Between xz, gzip, and bzip2, which compression algorithm gives the smallest file size and fastest speed when compressing fairly large tarballs?
I have a file as: filename.bz2, but I can't figure out how to decompress it. I tried several methods, none of them seems work. I have tried the command: tar xvjf filename.tar.bz2, but it didn't work ...
Has anyone come across list of which file formats generally compress well (in general algorithms)? Generally, text files .txt compress well, and media-files (.mp3, .avi, etc) do not compress well. ...
I am frequently moving large files around from server to server. UNIXes comes with standard gzip and bzip2 compressors. However, what open options there exist beyond these, especially ones utilizing ...
I'm new in Linux, is this conversion possible? Do I need to compress and decompress all content?
I'm comparing compression functions, and I'm surprised by what I'm seing. Maybe I'm doing something wrong, but everything I've tested has been more compressed by gzip than bzip2! I was under the ...
I've known gzip for years, recently I saw bzip being used at work. Are they basically equivalent, or are there significant pros and cons to one of them over the other?
Is there a way to print the decompressed size of a .bz2 file without actually decompressing the entire thing?