Install And Use 7zip Compression/Uncompression In Ubuntu

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The popular 7zip compression format can be availed of in Ubuntu using the 7zip compression/uncompression tool.

To install it, open Terminal and type the following :

sudo apt-get install p7zip-full

installing 7zip in Ubuntu

Once installed, this tool will automatically integrate with Ubuntu archive manager.

compression menu in Ubuntu

various compression formats supported using p7zip in Ubuntu

This means that various files and folders can now be compressed/uncompressed with the following formats supported : 7z, ZIP, GZIP, BZIP2, XZ and TAR (for compression) and APM, ARJ, CAB, CHM, VHD, UDF , WIM, XAR, Z and many more.

Check out the various platforms for which this tool is available at the official site here.

Happy compressing.

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