xz.x86_64 on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

Last updated: September 27,2022

1. Install xz.x86_64 package

Please follow the instructions below to install xz.x86_64 package:

sudo dnf makecache
sudo dnf install xz.x86_64

2. Uninstall / Remove xz.x86_64 package

This is a short guide on how to uninstall xz.x86_64 package:

sudo dnf remove xz.x86_64
sudo dnf autoremove

3. Details of xz.x86_64 package

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Installed Packages
Name : xz
Version : 5.2.4
Release : 3.el8
Architecture : x86_64
Size : 423 k
Source : xz-5.2.4-3.el8.src.rpm
Repository : @System
From repo : anaconda
Summary : LZMA compression utilities
URL : http://tukaani.org/xz/
License : GPLv2+ and Public Domain
Description : XZ Utils are an attempt to make LZMA compression easy to use on free (as in
: freedom) operating systems. This is achieved by providing tools and libraries
: which are similar to use than the equivalents of the most popular existing
: compression algorithms.
: LZMA is a general purpose compression algorithm designed by Igor Pavlov as
: part of 7-Zip. It provides high compression ratio while keeping the
: decompression speed fast.