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Using 7-Zip on Linux

Installing and using is a bit of a hassle if your aren’t familiar with it. This post aims to help with that.

To install 7-Zip, you need to get the p7zip-full package (Example for Debian-based systems):

To compress files or folders, run

Or, if you want to use LZMA2 compression (called “Ultra” in the GUI variant), use

To decompress, use

[sc name=”src” url=”https://stackoverflow.com/questions/22680954/7zip-ultra-lzma2-compression” ]
[sc name=”src” url=”https://superuser.com/questions/95902/7-zip-and-unzipping-from-command-line” ]

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