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Old 09-20-2009
read a compress file without decompressing it

If we have a zip file and we don't have enough space on the disk to unzip it but we want to be able to just read the file like if we can use cat without decompressing it. Is there a way we can do that? Like if we want

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Old 09-20-2009
there is one utility called zcat or gzcat or gunzip -c filename(not sure)
using which u can read the .zip file...

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