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I believe you can use the command ppstats -z to display compression statistics. If it displays all zeros then compression is not enabled. excerpt from man page -z Instead of the standard display, show statistics indicating the performance of the packet compression algorithm in use. When the -z option is specified, instead displays the ...
Check /etc/ppp/options. DO NOT Edit this file, rather copy it to some location and make edit. check this: # Disable Address/Control compression negotiation (use default, i.e. # address/control field disabled). #-ac More info you can find here in the PPP-HOWTO.
You cannot compress improve the compression ratio without decompressing the data. You don't have to extract all of the zip files before compressing them, but I would recommend uncompressing one whole zip file before re-compressing. It is possible to recompress the files in a zip file one at a time and re-adding them before going to the next file contained ...
You can do: cd directory grep -Fl -Z compress | xargs -0 compress and replace the second compress (the argument to xargs) with gzip with bzip2 or xz to get increasingly better compression on most files. The -F option for grep does uses fixed strings, -l only lists the filenames of the matching files and -Z puts a zero byte between the filenames (so this ...
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