mscompress - Microsoft "compress.exe/expand.exe" compatible (de)compressor

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name mscompress
Package version 0.4
Package release 3build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 35 B
Download size 8.92 KB
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This package contains two programs:
* msexpand which decompresses files compressed by the Microsoft
compress.exe utility (e.g. Win 3.x installation files);
* mscompress which compresses files using the LZ77 compression
Files can be decompressed using Microsoft expand.exe or msexpand(1).


Package Version Architecture Repository
mscompress_0.4-3build1_i386.deb 0.4 i386 Ubuntu Main
mscompress - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
Binary Package mscompress_0.4-3build1_amd64.deb
Source Package mscompress

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install mscompress deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mscompress




2017-04-21 - Steve Langasek <>
mscompress (0.4-3build1) artful; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild to pick up -fPIE compiler default in static
2013-06-19 - Michael Stapelberg <>
mscompress (0.4-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Add patch to fix FTBFS on big-endian archs (Thanks Roland Stigge)
(Closes: #712751)
2013-06-18 - Michael Stapelberg <>
mscompress (0.4-2) unstable; urgency=low
* experimental to unstable because mscompress 0.4 was only in experimental due
to the freeze.
2013-01-30 - Michael Stapelberg <>
mscompress (0.4-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New maintainer. (Closes: #677774)
* New upstream release.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no changes necessary).
* Bump debian/compat to level 9
* Simplify debian/rules to minimum debhelper rule.
* Add debian/watch.
* Update debian/copyright to machine-readable copyright format.
2012-12-04 - Michael Stapelberg <>
mscompress (0.3-4) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* Add patch to fix argument parsing on ppc and arm (Thanks Julian Squires)
(Closes: #600549)
2010-02-21 - Aurelien Jarno <>
mscompress (0.3-3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Update config.guess/config.sub. (Closes: #537377).
2008-02-08 - Aurélien GÉRÔME <>
mscompress (0.3-3) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer. (Closes: #404470)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.7.3.
* Add the Vcs-Git/Vcs-Browser fields.
* Add the DM-Upload-Allowed field.
* Refresh debian/copyright.
* Refresh long description in debian/control.
* Create debian/compat and set it to level 4.
* Fix errors in manpages.
* Refresh debian/rules.
+ Switch from dh_installmanpages to dh_installman.
+ Remove unused debhelper tools.
+ Use dh_install: create debian/install.
2003-02-25 - Jefferson E. Noxon <>
mscompress (0.3-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Added Build-Depends (closes: Bug#175473)
2000-04-26 - Jefferson E. Noxon <>
mscompress (0.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial upload.

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