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original Lempel-Ziv compress/uncompress programs

This package provides the original compress and uncompress programs that used to be the de facto UNIX standard for compressing and uncompressing files. These programs implement a fast, simple Lempel-Ziv (LZW) file compression algorithm.

For Debian, the standard uncompress program is installed as uncompress.real, to avoid conflicting with other packages.

This package also contains a copyright notice and a brief discussion of the LZW patent history (written by one of the original authors) in the file /usr/share/doc/ncompress/README.Debian.

Tags: User Interface: Command Line, Role: Program, Scope: Utility, Purpose: Compressing

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alpha (unofficial port) 24.3 kB80.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 23.7 kB72.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 23.2 kB36.0 kB [list of files]
armel 23.2 kB71.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 23.1 kB71.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 24.7 kB75.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 23.5 kB71.0 kB [list of files]
i386 23.3 kB36.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 23.8 kB44.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 23.4 kB40.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 22.2 kB35.0 kB [list of files]
mips 23.3 kB72.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 23.3 kB37.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 23.0 kB36.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 23.3 kB71.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 23.6 kB76.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 23.5 kB40.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 24.0 kB76.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 24.7 kB71.0 kB [list of files]
sparc 22.9 kB71.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 23.2 kB73.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 23.6 kB71.0 kB [list of files]