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|Short description=Compresses and decompresses files
 
|Short description=Compresses and decompresses files
 
|Full description=A compression utility designed to replace 'compress'. Much better compression and freedom from patented algorithms are its main advantages over compress. Gzip decompresses files created by gzip, compress, or pack; it detects the input format automatically.
 
|Full description=A compression utility designed to replace 'compress'. Much better compression and freedom from patented algorithms are its main advantages over compress. Gzip decompresses files created by gzip, compress, or pack; it detects the input format automatically.
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|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/gzip
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|Is GNU=Yes
 
|User level=intermediate
 
|User level=intermediate
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|Computer languages=C
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|Documentation note=User manual available from http://www.gnu.org/software/gzip/manual/gzip.html
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|Related projects=Info-ZIP-_UnZip_branch,LZMA_Utils,Lzip,Z,Zlib,gnuit,Sharutils
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|Keywords=Compression,zip,download,unzip,pack,unpack,uncompression
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|Version identifier=1.4
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|Version date=2010/01/20
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gzip/gzip-1.4.tar.gz
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|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Last review date=2009-11-04
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.3.13
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|License verified date=2010-01-21
|Version date=2009-10-02
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gzip/gzip-1.3.13.tar.gz
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|License verified date=2009-10-05
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|Version comment=
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|Interface=command-line
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{{Project license
 
{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv2orlater
 
|License=GPLv2orlater
 
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
 
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
|License verified date=2009-10-05
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|License verified date=2010-01-21
 
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{{Project license
 
{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv3orlater
 
|License=GPLv3orlater
 
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
 
|License verified by=Kelly Hopkins
|License verified date=2009-10-05
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|License verified date=2010-01-21
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{{Person
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|Real name=Jim Meyering
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|Role=Maintainer
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{{Person
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|Real name=Paul Eggert
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|Role=Maintainer
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|Email=eggert@CS.UCLA.EDU
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{{Resource
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|Resource audience=Bug Tracking
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|Resource kind=E-mail
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|Resource URL=mailto:bug-gzip@gnu.org
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|Interface=command-line
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|System-administration=backup
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|Use=compressing, system-administration
 
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Revision as of 16:56, 29 March 2012

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gzip

http://www.gnu.org/software/gzip
A compression utility designed to replace 'compress'. Much better compression and freedom from patented algorithms are its main advantages over compress. Gzip decompresses files created by gzip, compress, or pack; it detects the input format automatically.

Documentation

User manual available from http://www.gnu.org/software/gzip/manual/gzip.html

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package

Download

Download version 1.6 (stable)
released on 9 June 2013

Categories

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterKelly Hopkins21 January 2010
GPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins21 January 2010



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Jim MeyeringMaintainer
Paul Eggert Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:bug-gzip@gnu.org


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 24 July 2013.



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