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'gzip' command - 2 minute tutorial

Overview of 'gzip' command

Gzip is a unix command to compress or zip a file to a smaller size. Gzipping a file helps save disk space while storing or helps conserve network bandwidth while transporting the file.

We will start with a few basic examples and then explore all the advanced options that 'gzip' provides in the next few pages.