Unformatted text preview: $ cd . ./. ./ $ ls -lh-rwxr-xr-x 1 vastro29 vastro29 120K 2008-03-26 15:53 w3browse-284011.tar The original tarred file was 120K, or 122,880 bytes. d) How much space was saved by having the files transferred in a "zipped" compressed manner? Comparing the compressed tarred file of 122,880 bytes to the two uncompressed files, we find that both a56012.lc and b56012.lc file are 195,840 bytes long. $ gunzip a56012.lc.Z $ ls -lh -rw-rw-r-- 1 vastro29 vastro29 192K 1999-03-05 21:23 a56012.lc The uncompressed files together are almost 400Kb long. Compare that to the size when compressed (120K) and we can see the advantage of using compressed files....
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- Spring '09
- Quantum Physics, Comparison of file archivers, Data hierarchy, Gzip