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Is there an easy way to determine the compression % of a .gz file?

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superuser.com/questions/139253/… –  thinice Sep 6 '12 at 22:17
    
Ah crap didnt mean to post this on SF. Migrate or close if necessary. Thanks –  Jakobud Sep 6 '12 at 22:18

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from man gzip:

-l, --list
This option displays information about the file's compressed and uncompressed size, ratio, uncompressed name. With the -v option, it also displays the compression method, CRC, date and time embedded in the file.

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