pigz

Multithreaded zlib compression utility.

Install

All systems
curl cmd.cat/pigz.sh
Debian Debian
apt-get install pigz
Ubuntu
apt-get install pigz
Alpine
apk add pigz
Arch Arch Linux
pacman -S pigz
image/svg+xml Kali Linux
apt-get install pigz
CentOS
yum install pigz
Fedora
dnf install pigz
OS X
brew install pigz
Raspbian
apt-get install pigz
Docker
docker run cmd.cat/pigz pigz powered by Commando

Multithreaded zlib compression utility.

  • Compress a file with default options:
    pigz filename
  • Compress a file using the best compression method:
    pigz -9 filename
  • Compress a file using no compression and 4 processors:
    pigz -0 -p4 filename
  • Decompress a file:
    pigz -d archive.gz
  • List the contents of an archive:
    pigz -l archive.tar.gz

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