bzip2 package in Ubuntu

bzip2: high-quality block-sorting file compressor - utilities
bzip2-dbgsym: debug symbols for bzip2
bzip2-doc: high-quality block-sorting file compressor - documentation
libbz2-1.0: high-quality block-sorting file compressor library - runtime
libbz2-1.0-dbgsym: debug symbols for libbz2-1.0
libbz2-dev: high-quality block-sorting file compressor library - development

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Anibal Monsalve Salazar
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bzip2 is a freely available, patent free, high-quality data compressor. It typically compresses files to within 10% to 15% of the best available techniques, whilst being around twice as fast at compression and six times faster at decompression.

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There are no registered releases for the bzip2 ⇒ main.

The Hirsute Hippo (pre-release freeze)
1.0.8-4ubuntu3 release (main) 2021-04-01
The Groovy Gorilla (current stable release)
1.0.8-4ubuntu2 release (main) 2020-07-22
The Focal Fossa (supported)
1.0.8-2 release (main) 2019-10-30
The Bionic Beaver (supported)
1.0.6-8.1ubuntu0.2 security, updates (main) 2019-07-04
1.0.6-8.1 release (main) 2017-10-24
The Xenial Xerus (supported)
1.0.6-8ubuntu0.2 security, updates (main) 2019-07-04
1.0.6-8 release (main) 2015-10-22
The Trusty Tahr (supported)
1.0.6-5 release (main) 2013-10-21
The Precise Pangolin (supported)
1.0.6-1 release (main) 2011-12-15