Best compression using tar and 7z

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Compress using tar and 7z

$ tar cf - <source folder/file> | 7z a -si <Destination archive>.tar.7z
$ 7z x -so yourfile.tar.7z | tar xf - -C target_dir

Reference:
1. http://askubuntu.com/questions/300097/how-do-i-create-tar-7z-file-from-the-command-line

2. http://askubuntu.com/questions/341628/how-to-extract-tar-7z-files-from-command-line

 

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