Reducing File Size

Fred Bone Fred.Bone at
Mon Jan 3 06:18:58 EST 2011

On 2 January 2011 at 16:53, Mike C. said:

> Thanks for your response to my issue but I am afraid I don't understand
> how to use it.  I don't speak Linux.  I downloaded your attachment that is
> called attachment.bin, not  Now I don't know what to do with it
> to install in in Perl and then how do I run it?  I am not familiar with
> gunzip as it is a Linux zip program.  I have a Windows zip function but I
> am not sure why the data file needs to be zipped. Does your script zero
> all the income and expense accounts and put the new in equity and leave
> the stock and mutual fund asset accounts without change?  It would be
> great if that is the case.  Then I could delete the unneeded stock asset
> accounts. Hope you can help this Linus illiterate **Windows user. Mike

Try renaming the file, to (e.g.) - as you can tell from the 
info displayed on the page from which you got the download link, that's 
the actual filename. And AFAICT it's stored uncompressed.

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