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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=1.6
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|Version date=2013/06/09
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gzip/gzip-1.6.tar.gz
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|Last review by=genium
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|Last review date=2013-07-24
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=1.3.14
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|License verified date=2010-01-21
|Version date=2009-10-30
 
|Version status=beta
 
|Version download=http://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/gzip/gzip-1.3.14.tar.gz
 
|License verified date=2009-11-04
 
|Version comment=
 
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{{Software category
 
|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=2009-11-04
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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=2009-11-04
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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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Latest revision as of 11:29, 24 July 2013

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gzip

http://www.gnu.org/software/gzip
Compresses and decompresses files

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
License:GPLv2orlaterKelly Hopkins21 January 2010
License:GPLv3orlaterKelly Hopkins21 January 2010



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Jim Meyering Maintainer
Paul Eggert Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:bug-gzip@gnu.org


Software prerequisites

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



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