xz-utils

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xz is an LZMA2-based data compression utility. Typically, files compressed with LZMA2 compression are 30% smaller than equivalent gzip files and 15% smaller than equivalent bzip2 files.

Installation

Emerge

root #emerge --ask app-arch/xz-utils

Usage

Unmerge

root #emerge --ask --depclean --verbose app-arch/xz-utils

See also

  • lha
  • lzip
  • p7zip — a command-line port of 7-Zip for POSIX compliant systems such as Unix, OS X, BeOS, and Amiga.
  • tar — an archiver tool that provides the ability to create tar archives, as well as various other kinds of manipulation.
  • unrar
  • zip — provides classic zip compression.