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Package: bzip2 (1.0.8-3 and others)

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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 Version Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 1.0.8-3 48.1 kB213.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 1.0.8-3 48.0 kB200.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 1.0.8-3 47.2 kB181.0 kB [list of files]
armel 1.0.8-3 47.9 kB177.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 1.0.8-3 46.6 kB153.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 1.0.8-3 47.6 kB172.0 kB [list of files]
i386 1.0.8-3 48.7 kB197.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 1.0.8-3 47.1 kB185.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 1.0.8-3 47.6 kB204.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 1.0.8-3 47.6 kB188.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 1.0.6-9 45.9 kB329.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 1.0.8-3 48.6 kB333.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 1.0.8-3 48.8 kB333.0 kB [list of files]
riscv64 (unofficial port) 1.0.8-3 47.4 kB169.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 1.0.8-3 47.4 kB181.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 1.0.8-3 49.8 kB165.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 1.0.8-3 46.5 kB192.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 1.0.8-3 47.7 kB181.0 kB [list of files]