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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.
>
>       gary

Try archivers/rzip, and when compressing pass -9 on command line. I have been 
using it for some time, very happily.


Thomas

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Thomas Abthorpe         | FreeBSD Committer
tabtho...@freebsd.org   | http://people.freebsd.org/~tabthorpe
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