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I am in the process of moving from a windows to a linux box. I zipped a folder of images on the windows box and ftpd it to the linux box. When I try to unzip the file I get:

error:  Zip file too big (greater than 4294959102 bytes)
Archive:  gallery.zip
  End-of-central-directory signature not found.  Either this file is not
  a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive.  In the
  latter case the central directory and zipfile comment will be found on
  the last disk(s) of this archive.
note:  gallery.zip may be a plain executable, not an archive
unzip:  cannot find zipfile directory in one of gallery or
    gallery.zip, and cannot find gallery.ZIP, period.

How can I unzip this file if it's too big?

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Did you zip it on a FAT32 partition? –  Hello71 Mar 8 '11 at 2:12
    
I believe it is NTFS –  jyoseph Mar 8 '11 at 18:31

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Use a different format like 7z? Or unzip with p7zip.

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I was going to go for p7zip but didn't find any packages that would work with CentOS (red hat): p7zip.sourceforge.net –  jyoseph Mar 8 '11 at 1:06
    
And I'm sure based on that comment you've gathered I'm a linux noob. :/ –  jyoseph Mar 8 '11 at 1:06
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A quick googol for p7zip rpm gives me: packages.sw.be/p7zip –  Majenko Mar 8 '11 at 1:41
    
@jyoseph everyone starts as a noob :) –  Xantec Mar 8 '11 at 2:42

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