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How can I get the uncompressed size of gzip file without actually decompressing it?

Please find my OS details: $ uname -a AIX xxyy 1 6 000145364C00 I've tried the following command to get size of a file in gzip archive: $ gzip -l mycontent.DAT.Gz compressed uncompr. ratio ...
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Hi i was requested to convert a file by one of my client.I need to convert a .tar file to a ms excel. I gave the below steps to them but some of the fields in the content are missing. Please suggest ...
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Any method to batch-compress multiple files?

Does anyone know how multiple files can be GZIP compressed? I have lots of files in a folder and I need to compress them individually. Actually, I've found a way to do it. GZIP command line binary ...
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So I was hoping to make a gzipped backup of my entire directory stucture, but I was very stupid and issued the command 'gzip -r ./' hoping to add all files and folders to a single gzip archive. This ...
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Why are tar and gzip almost always used together, and not just gzip? Is there any advantage to that method?
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gzip for 64-bit Windows

Does anyone know any version of Gzip which supports 64-bit Windows? I could not find anything.