Parallel scripting, processing and execution

Reference: http://www.gnu.org/software/parallel/ http://www.sunfreeware.com/programlistsparc10.html#parallel # List compressed file content gzip -l file # Do the same with parallel [multiple files] parallel gzip -l * # unzip files gunzip file # Do the same with parallel [multiple files] parallel gunzip * # run as many jobs in parallel as possible on all *.Z files # uncompress files and search for text ‘icons’ # {} […]

Linux/Unix File Compression Tools

Compression tools. Most should work on Solaris 9,10,11, and Linux flavours. gzip options: # -c = write compressed file to stdout. Do not delete original file # -d = Act like gunzip # -1 = Performance: Use fast compression (somewhat bigger result) # -9 = Performance: Use best compression (somewhat slower) # compress the file named README and delete README gzip […]