Linux Command Directory
This directory of Linux commands is from Linux in a Nutshell, 5th Edition.
Click on any of the 687 commands below to get a description and list of available options. All links in the command summaries point to the online version of the book on Safari Bookshelf.
gzexe [option] [files]
Compress executables. When run, these files automatically uncompress, thus trading time for space. gzexe creates backup files with a tilde at the end (filename~). These backup files can be deleted once you are sure the compression has worked properly.