xz file compression and decompression
Compress or decompress FILEs in the .xz format.
To compress a file
The native file format is the .xz format.
After successfully compressing or decompressing the file, xz copies the owner, group, permissions, access time, and modification time from the source file to the target file.
Use long listing (-l) to list statistics about compressed file
If copying the group fails, the permissions are modified so that the target file doesn’t become accessible to users who didn’t have permission to access the
To decompress a file. Simply pass -d option.