Re: Compression programs
From: Rino Mardo (joroxx_at_gmail.com)
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2004 18:58:57 +0300 To: email@example.com, General Red Hat Linux discussion list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
if you haven't already, you could use the "-j" option with tar to
compress with the bzip2 program. for example, "tar jcf tarfilename
<files>". this should do the trick. ;-)
On Tue, 7 Dec 2004 09:55:50 -0600, Darryl W. DeLao Jr. <email@example.com> wrote:
> What is the best program for Linux use as far as compressing files goes?
> I have shares that I tar up every night, but Im not impressed with the final
> size of the tar file. Winrar on my Windows machine can do much better
> compression, but I would like to keep this on the server side so I can
> schedule jobs to do it all.
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