Lzop

lzop is a free software file compression tool which implements the LZO algorithm and is licensed under the GPL.wikipedia
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Lempel–Ziv–Oberhumer

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lzop is a free software file compression tool which implements the LZO algorithm and is licensed under the GPL.
A free software tool that implements it is lzop.

List of archive formats

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Free software

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lzop is a free software file compression tool which implements the LZO algorithm and is licensed under the GPL.

GNU General Public License

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lzop is a free software file compression tool which implements the LZO algorithm and is licensed under the GPL.

Gzip

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Aimed at being very fast, lzop produces files slightly larger than gzip while only requiring a tenth of the CPU use and only slightly higher memory utilization.

LZ4 (compression algorithm)

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lzop is one of the fastest compressors available, a close second to lz4.

Cross-platform software

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Linear Tape-Open

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This is inferior to slower algorithms such as gzip, but similar to lzop and the high speed algorithms built into other tape drives.

Xarchiver

Supported formats at this time (version 0.5.2) with an appropriate installed program are 7z, ARJ, bzip2, gzip, LHA, lzma, lzop, RAR, RPM, DEB, tar, and ZIP.

Tar (computing)

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1.21 added support for lzop with --lzop.