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Best Linux Multi-Core Compression Tools

Jan 11, 2019, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Popular lossless compression tools include gzip, bzip2, and xz. When compressing and decompressing files these tools use a single core. But these days, most people run machines with multi-core processors. You won???t see the speed advantage modern processors offer with the traditional tools. Step forward modern compression tools that use all the cores present on your system when compressing files, offering massive speed advantages.

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