How to Unzip 7z Files on Elementary OS Linux

January 1, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Unzip 7z on Elementary OS Linux

The Tutorial Shows You How to to Decompress/Extract/Unarchive/Unzip the 7-Zip Files on Elementary OS 0.2-Luna/0.3-Freya/0.4-Loki/5.0-Juno/5.1-Hera GNU/Linux.

The core 7z compression uses a variety of algorithms, the most common of which are bzip2, PPMd, LZMA2, and LZMA. Developed by Pavlov, LZMA is a relatively new system, making its debut as part of the 7z format.

Usually, 7-Zip compresses to 7z format 30–70% better than to zip format, and 7-Zip compresses to zip format 2–10% better than most other zip-compatible programs.

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