Re: KDE compression options: tar, zip, or rar



On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 11:24:19AM +0300, Dotan Cohen wrote:
KDE gives users three options to compress folders: tar, zip, and rar.
What are the advantages or disadvantages of each? How do I know which
one to use?

http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/debian-reference/ch10.en.html#_archive_and_compression_tools

tar (w/ gzip or bzip2) --> unix free
zip --> dos/windows free
rar --> windows non-free

Please read technicals wikipedia etc.

Osamu


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