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There are currently 2 names in this directory beginning with the letter G.
A thousand (technically 2^10 or 1024) Megabytes.

A program which compresses files for disk space conservation, minimizing transfer times, and making the transfer of multiple files easier. The compressed files use the filename extension .gz. The gzip is often used with tar to create a "tarball" file (which ends with .tar.gz).
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