I've always used TAR and ZIP for compression, but recently I have heard about the *.Z compression algorithm. This brought up a question for me: With all of these compression systems, which one is ...
I would like to know whether it is possible to do the following via CLI. I have a Folder F which contains several sub folders and some files. I want to compress folder F into .zip file with the ...
If I remember correctly, using Nautilus in Gnome, I could simply right-click on a file & select "compress". Now I am using Thunar in Xfce & I can't find how to simply compress files... I ...
Is there a format, such as 7zip, zip, tar.gz etc that that 'glues' pre-compressed folders together quickly? At the moment, it appears that archiving pre-compressed files/folders has very little ...
I just realized I can't unrar .rar files on my Ubuntu machine! :) What's the easiest way to accomplish this fundamental task? If possible I'd love something like 7Zip that I can just right Click, and ...
I'm trying to compress a directory and ftp it to a windows ftp. I have tried every tar command I can find to compress a directory. It appears to be ok. Then I transfer it and view it's contents ...