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v2.00, 22 August 1999
This document tells how to use the new bzip2 compression program. The local copy of the sgml at the current site is
, and the "author-itative" sgml is
2.1 Bzip2-HOWTO in your language
2.2 Getting bzip2 precompiled binaries
2.3 Getting bzip2 sources
2.4 Compiling bzip2 for your machine
Using bzip2 by itself
Using bzip2 with tar
4.1 Easiest to set up:
4.2 Easy to set up, fairly easy to use, no need for root privileges:
4.3 Also easy to use, but needs root access.
Using bzip2 with less
Using bzip2 with emacs
6.1 Changing emacs for everyone:
6.2 Changing emacs for one person:
Using bzip2 with wu-ftpd
Using bzip2 with grep
Using bzip2 with Netscape under the X.
Using bzip2 to recompress other compression formats