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bzip2

A block-sorting file compressor. More information: http://bzip.org.

  • Compress a file:

bzip2 {{path/to/file_to_compress}}

  • Decompress a file:

bzip2 -d {{path/to/compressed_file.bz2}}

  • Decompress a file to standard output:

bzip2 -dc {{path/to/compressed_file.bz2}}