Re: KDE compression options: tar, zip, or rar
2009/7/10 Osamu Aoki <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Fri, Jul 10, 2009 at 11:24:19AM +0300, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> KDE gives users three options to compress folders: tar, zip, and rar.
>> What are the advantages or disadvantages of each? How do I know which
>> one to use?
There is no discussion of the relative merits and problems with those
tools, only the fact that they exist.
> tar (w/ gzip or bzip2) --> unix free
> zip --> dos/windows free
> rar --> windows non-free
> Please read technicals wikipedia etc.
Thank you, Osamu, but I cannot find a good comparison of the tools
directed for the Linux end user. The problem is that until I wrote
this question, I did nit even know which features the different