Here is the video version, if you prefer it:
gzip command is used to compress one or more files. (Shotts, 2019) Here is its syntax:
Interesting options include:
-v – verbose mode (informative output is displayed)
-t – test the integrity of the compressed file
-d – decompress
For decompression you can use
gunzip command as follows:
That way you can decompress a file compressed with
Thank you for reading!
Shotts, W. (2019). The Linux Command Line, Fifth Internet Edition. Retrieved from http://linuxcommand.org/tlcl.php. Pages 259-261
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