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Package: bzip2 (1.0.6-9)

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high-quality block-sorting file compressor - utilities

bzip2 is a freely available, patent free, data compressor.

bzip2 compresses files using the Burrows-Wheeler block-sorting text compression algorithm, and Huffman coding. Compression is generally considerably better than that achieved by more conventional LZ77/LZ78-based compressors, and approaches the performance of the PPM family of statistical compressors.

The archive file format of bzip2 (.bz2) is incompatible with that of its predecessor, bzip (.bz).

Tags: Implemented in: C, User Interface: Command Line, Role: role::program, scope::utility, Purpose: Compressing, Supports Format: works-with-format::TODO, works-with::archive, Works with: Files

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 47.1 kB196.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 46.4 kB181.0 kB [list of files]
armel 46.9 kB177.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 45.5 kB153.0 kB [list of files]
i386 47.8 kB197.0 kB [list of files]
mips 46.5 kB188.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 46.7 kB203.0 kB [list of files]
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ppc64el 48.4 kB333.0 kB [list of files]
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