tabthorpe at freebsd.org
Fri Mar 13 12:34:38 PDT 2009
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On March 13, 2009 03:15:24 pm Gary Kline wrote:
> guys, this is for any compression experts on-list. my main desktop is
> nearly full. i'm looking for the best means of compressing [mostly] audio
> files. mp3, ogg, and .flag. i cross backup among my servers and would like
> to have the most reasoned approach to compressing my ~/Music/ files. is
> rar/unrar better that bzip -9? is there any new/forthcoming archiver on
> the horizon?
> actually, i am looking to buy/build a dual or quad system with two 1.5TB
> drives. but need help with that ... if anybody inn the seattle area can
> come over and help me. for now, i just want to be as sure as possible that
> my files are saved on at least two systems.
> thanks for any insights here.
Try archivers/rzip, and when compressing pass -9 on command line. I have been
using it for some time, very happily.
Thomas Abthorpe | FreeBSD Committer
tabthorpe at FreeBSD.org | http://people.freebsd.org/~tabthorpe
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