You can now use extracted file but this option will not preserve original archive file. To Keep (don’t delete) input files during decompression, use: bzip2 -d -k dfly-x86_64-4.2.0_REL.iso.bz2 To see verbose output pass the -v option to the bzip2 command. The verbose mode show the compression ratio for each file processed. Further -v’s increase the verbosity level, spewing out lots of information which is primarily of interest for diagnostic purposes: bzip2 -d -k -v dfly-x86_64-4.2.0_REL.iso.bz2 OR bzip2 -d -k -vv dfly-x86_64-4.2.0_REL.iso.bz2 Sample outputs:
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