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Linux zcat Command Tutorial for Beginners (5 Examples)

Jul 24, 2018, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Himanshu Arora)

While compression is helpful in general as it allows you to save space on your system, command line users need to uncompress the file for several small tasks, like viewing what all the file contains. However, there exists a command line utility - dubbed zcat - that lets you take a peek inside compressed files without any additional effort.

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