General file (de)compression (using lzw)
GNU Gzip provides data compression and decompression utilities; the typical extension is ".gz". Unlike the "zip" format, it compresses a single file; as a result, it is often used in conjunction with "tar", resulting in ".tar.gz" or ".tgz", etc.
- Website: https://www.gnu.org/software/gzip/
- Licenses: GPL 3+
- Package source: gnu/packages/compression.scm
- Builds: See build status
- Issues: See known issues
gzip 1.10 as follows:
guix install email@example.com
Or install the latest version:
guix install gzip
You can also install packages in augmented, pure or containerized environments for development or simply to try them out without polluting your user profile. See the
guix shell documentation for more information.