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Questions tagged [bz2]

bz2 is the default extension for files compressed with bzip2. Please use the [tag:bzi[2] tag,

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What archive compression makes .mp4 files the smallest?

Is there an archive-based compression format that is known to make the smallest .mp4 videos? I did a test 1080p 0:12 duration video with the only archival formats I know about: (python3) Joshs-MBP:...
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bz2 data error 7zip

I'm using 7zip and I want to unpack archive (link below) of reddit comments for research: https://www.reddit.com/r/datasets/comments/65o7py/updated_reddit_comment_dataset_as_torrents/ Everything past ...
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Is there a way to extract tar file when there is no space for both .tar and the extracted files at the same time?

I have a 100Gb disk which is filled up by .tar.bz2 files that weigh 60Gb. I want to extract the contents of the file but there is no space for the .tar.bz2 file and its content at the same time. Is ...
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How to convert a file format from tar.gz to tar.bz2 using the windows console?

I have some python packages in tar.gz format that I need to convert to tar.bz2. Is there a way to do that in the windows console? thanks!
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Linux - Is there a way to convert .bz2 files to .tar.bz2 files using pipes?

Is there a way to convert a .bz2 file to a .tar.bz2 file without decompressing the entire thing to disk and then re-compressing? The decompressed size is larger than my drive. Since bz2 operates on ...