Installing

The Sxgzip Compression Utilities do not require any special permissions on a system and can thus be run in standard user privileges.

Please follow the installation steps below.

Linux and Mac OSX

The following steps must be performed for installing Sxgzip Compression Utilities on Linux, Arch Linux ARM or Mac OSX.

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user@host:~$
user@host:~$ tar -zxf sxgziputil-v{version}-{platform}.tar.gz
  1. Download Sxgzip Compression Utilities for your platform (linux64, aarch64 or osx64).

  2. Open the command-line and unpack the compressed file.

  3. Navigate to the unpacked directory sxgziputil/. It has the following layout:

    ./
    └── sxgziputil/
        ├── bin/
        │   ├── sxgunzip      : decompression utility (sylmlink to sxwrapper.sh)
        │   ├── sxgzip        : compression utility (sylmlink to sxwrapper.sh)
        │   ├── sxgcat        : decompression to stdout utility (sylmlink to sxwrapper.sh)
        │   └── sxwrapper.sh  : wrapper script for calling Java binary
        ├── jre/              : Java runtime (is present only in platform-specific builds)
        ├── lib/              : binaries
        └── man/              : man pages
    
  4. Update your PATH environment variable with the path to sxgziputil/bin directory.

Windows

The following steps must be performed for installing Sxgzip Compression Utilities on Microsoft Windows.

  1. Download Sxgzip Compression Utilities for Windows.

  2. Unpack the file sxgziputil-v{version}-win64.zip.

  3. Open the command line and navigate to the unpacked directory sxgziputil\. It has the following layout:

    .\
    └── sxgziputil\
        ├── bin\
        │   ├── sxgunzip      : decompression utility (sylmlink to sxwrapper.sh)
        │   ├── sxgzip        : compression utility (sylmlink to sxwrapper.sh)
        │   ├── sxgcat        : decompression to stdout utility (sylmlink to sxwrapper.sh)
        │   └── sxwrapper.sh  : wrapper script for calling Java binary
        ├── jre\              : Java runtime (is present only in platform-specific builds)
        ├── lib\              : binaries
        └── man\              : man pages
    
  4. Update your PATH environment variable with the path to sxgziputil\bin directory.