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Power of Linux Z Commands In this article let us review how to perform normal file operation on a compressed files using the powerful Linux Z commands.

Some of these z commands uncompresses the file temporarily in the /tmp directory to perform the specified operation. Some of the z commands uncompresses it on the fly to perfom the specified operation. But, under any case, z commands gives the peace of mind, as you don’t want to worry about the overhead of uncompressing the compressed file to perform an operation.