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How to Extract a .7z Compressed File in Linux

File owners choose several types of compression utilities as per their requirements. Sometimes they may use tar, unzip, bzip, and 7z, among other archiving and compression utilities. And when you want to limit your space footprint, then 7z is an ideal compression mechanism, and that’s a reason one of the websites provides the VMware image […]

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Linux Apps: PeaZip 8.2.0 Released

PeaZip is an open source, cross-platform archive management software that offers encryption and compression functions and can open and extract over 200 archive types. It can schedule archives, create self-extracting archives, and can even be used as a portable program without installation. The software is available under the open source LGPLv3 license and is free […]

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Compress the contents current directory, but compress the smallest files first

ls -s | awk NR!=1 | sort -n | awk ‘{print $2}’ | xargs bzip2 -9v

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