This command line video covers the three most common commands for compressing and archiving files, including how to get them back out again. Most commonly you first hit the need for these when you download a file and need to get it uncompressed. We'll cover the following commands:

  • zip
  • unzip
  • gzip
  • gunzip
  • tar

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Addison Berry

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Addi is the former Director of Education at Lullabot who is currently the CEO of Drupalize.Me (launched by Lullabot and now an Osio Labs company).