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Adding files to .tar.gz

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Pretty simple question. I've got several linux distros for various reasons on my hard drive and I'm a bit pressed for space right now. .zip compression only shaves 1 or 2 MB off the file size, so I was wondering how I could make a .tar.gz for it?
I tried making a file called "live.tar" and opening with winzip, but it won't let me add files to it like normal...
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I dont think WinZip supports tar. Use WinRAR. Or better yet 7-Zip. 7-Zip is an open-source alternative to the above two.
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