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Wrapper on 7zr, a 7-zip file archiver with high compression ratio

see also : 7zr - bzip2 - gzip - zip


p7zip [-d] [-h|--help] [file]
-h print this help
-d decompress file

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7-Zip is a file archiver with the highest compression ratio. The program supports 7z (that implements LZMA compression algorithm), LZMA2, XZ, ZIP, Zip64, CAB, RAR (if the non-free p7zip-rar package is installed), ARJ, GZIP, BZIP2, TAR, CPIO, RPM, ISO, most filesystem images and DEB formats. Compression ratio in the new 7z format is 30-50% better than ratio in ZIP format.
p7zip is a gzip-like CLI wrapper script for 7zip

function letters


Decompress file

-h, --help

Print usage

see also

7z, 7za, 7zr , bzip2 , gzip , zip


Written for Debian by Mohammed Adnene Trojette.

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