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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I used gzip command to compress a huge tar file. But I saw that compression % was more than 100%.
It might have inflated instead , probably because tar file is already packed properly.
So I thought of unzippping it. Now after unzip I expected the tar file to be of less size than... (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: vinay4889
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
As the title suggests, I am attempting to test adding gzip compression to a connection to an application I am testing. Currently I have the application set up with httptunnel, which forwards the connection to the remote host.
I would like to use a script to intercept the... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: haggismn
3. UNIX and Linux Applications
I am a Ph.D student working on some image processing tasks and I have run into an interesting problem that I thought someone on here might have an idea about. This paper discusses a method to compare two images based upon the amount they can be compressed. Sorry, since this is my... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: rudigarude
Is there a GNU Tar available with compression option available for AIX 4.2 that I can directly use (not having to compile anything, simple installation) ? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Browser_ice
Hi, is there a way to use compression on the TAR command running on a AIX 4.2 ?
I did a "man tar" but did not see mentions of using compression, nor how to even find out the tar version.
I want to look into ways of reducing the amount of time to do backups. One backup is dumping database... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: Browser_ice
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need guidance on this requirement .
We have a directory structure which has data of approx 100 GB
We need to tar the structure then zip it and create different files of not more than 10 GB
A separate tar file then a .gz should not be created , on the fly a script is needed... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: aamir1234
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I would like to have a combined gzip and tar that will compress and create multiple output tar.gz files. I want to have multiple files output because i cannot create an archive because there is no more space on my harddisk. I cannot transfer it locally because of slow connection. I want to... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: tungaw2004
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
P0251WLADC.svm_wl1 > /svm_wl1/billing/data/server/archive/ALLEVT
$ du -k FEB2006
As you can see,i have a folder called "FEB2006" which is around 22 GB.
i guess zip or compress wont work...( i don know how do we compress a folder)
i wished to use ""tar" ( i suppose... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: abhijeetkul
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
There are 700 .pdf files in a certain directory on the server and I need to TAR them first and then compress them using GZIP to free up the space. The combined size of the .pdf files is 3gb. However, there is only 1gb of free space on the server. So as you can see when I try to TAR these... (3 Replies)
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10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm backing up one of my sites, and will be moving to another host. This was an expermintal site, and many of the directories won't be needed.
What tar command is needed to exclude directories from the compressed file? Could you also give an example.
also this might be the same comand, but -... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Taylor