Archiving can refer to the process of archiving files or the process of archiving data. File archiving is combining one or multiple files into one file or container. Data archiving is the process of relocating data that is no longer actively used to a separate storage area for long-term retention.

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Windows zip error: Windows cannot complete the extraction. The destination file could not be created

I have a strange error in Windows 7 when I want to execute/open a file inside ZIP archive. I have two files: File1.dwg File2.dwg The archive is not corrupted ( I checked with 7zip utility ) ...
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How do I enable multi-threaded LZMA2 using 7-zip 9.20 on the command line?

How do I enable multi-threaded LZMA2 using 7-zip 9.20 on the command line? I know this is normally done with the -t option like so: "-tzip" . How do I do this with LZMA2? I tried -tlzma and ...
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Offline client for Exchange Online archives

Exchange Online Archiving/In-place Archiving is a useful service and it keeps my mailbox compatible with the storage restrictions of a 32bit Outlook client (I cannot switch to a 64bit client due to ...
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Unzip a multi-file zip archive in freebsd

I created a multi-file zip archive of some files using 7zip on Windows to allow more easy uploading to my server. I now want to unzip this archive on the server, but I get this error: [user@host ...
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Suppress extraction of __MACOSX directory when unzipping

ZIP archives produced on Mac OS X systems usually include a __MACOSX directory which is useless, annoying, and unwanted on pretty much every other OS. For unpacking ZIP archives I use Info-ZIP, which ...
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Unzip multipart files created from Mac in Windows

This is how I created a multipart archive from Mac; zip -r -s 1g archive.zip long\ folder\ name/ This creates files like archive.zip, archive.z01 and so on. Now I am trying to unzip this archive in ...
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How to unpack rar archive with p7zip under Centos 7

I'd like to make my 7z command to be able to extract RAR archives. I have installed p7zip and p7zip-plugins packages from EPEL repository. However, if I try to extract a rar file like this: 7z x ...
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How can it be that a ZIP file contains multiple files with the same name in the same subdirectory?

I had been extracting Free Pascal source code into an empty directory using Midnight Commander (under Mac OS X, which does distinguish between lowercase and uppercase AFAIK) and have been asked if I ...
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is it possible to unzip z01,z02… without .zip?

I have multiple z01,z02, but missing a zip file. Is it still possible to unzip? If not, is there any repair tool that you recommend?
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detailed listing and description of freearc switches

The documentation that comes with freearc seems a little bit sparse and outdated unfortunately, at least when reading posts on http://encode.ru/ And following the trial and error principle is ...
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Settings for a fast pg_restore

I used the tips link, for making faster pg_restore. But I am afraid that after PITR changes(last tip about wal and archive), my replication will not work. Can someone say for sure, if after restore ...
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Archiving exchange 2003 email boxes to prevent EDB file running out of disk space

our company has an old exchange 2003 email server, and the edb and stm files are increasing too fast during the last 2 months, so I decide to do the manual archiving for some users' email boxes, I ...
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Extract file from corrupt archive

I am trying to extract a single large file from a multipart zip archive. The file contained is correctly identified by pretty much any tool used, but I didn't have much luck in extracting it. Any ...
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How to convert emails in mailing list archives into to mbox file?

I plan to mine the mailing list archives of open source software to answer interesting research questions. Gmane ,mail-archive.com , pipermail archives and Markmail seems to be the finest source. ...
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gzip archive with damaged begin

How to recover as much as possible gzip file content when begin of this file is damaged? Is it possible? I tried commands gunzip -c , zcat, openssl zlib -d etc. Unfortunately that commands doesn't ...
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Find duplicate media files and auto organize, on Linux

Is there an application similar to MediaMoney (on Windows), but on Linux (Debian or Ubuntu) that given when a disk-drive or a root directory, can search across it thoroughly, identifying duplicate ...
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Is Amazon Glacier appropriate for archiving Digital Media content? [closed]

Background : A content production team shoots and records content in digital media formats. These can be a mix of raw footages, converted videos and images. These content are stored in a share ...
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Compressing many similar big files

I have hundreds of similar big files (30 megabyte each) which I want to compress. Every pair of files have 99% of same data (less then 1% difference), so I expect to have not more than 40-50 megabyte ...
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Using Winrar's rar.exe with commandline interface to archive sub folders

I was hoping someone might be able to answer this. I've seen similar questions, but none specific to my question. Using rar.exe in a batch file under Windows 8.1 PRO I want to archive a set of sub ...
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7 zip extract recursively

I have several folders, and within each folder, there are zip files. I want to run a command line order to recursively go through every folder and extract in place every archived file that it finds, ...
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Archive directory structure without file contents

I would like to create an archive capturing the entire structure of a directory, including subdirectories and files. Preferably preserving file attributes such as modification time. The archive ...
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Where can I download Google's full browsing history?

Google's signed-in devices (can) sync browsing history, as explained here. I tried to use Takeout to download it, but it only seems to offers Search history. Where can I find this data?
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How to hide the Contents of a 7-Zip SFX Archive?

I've just Created a 7-Zip SFX Archive containing my Test Results. But whenever I open the File.sfx.exe with 7-Zip from the Context menu as Open Archive, I directly get the SFX Contents. I want my ...
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Auto Archive Email for IMAP linked account

I have a user that has 11 GB of email. It is from 12 years of use. He is accessing his email via IMAP and Outlook 2010. When synchronizing folders it takes forever. I would like to speed up the ...
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ssh download with tar and password prompt: tar: This does not look like a tar archive

So I am trying to download a directory recursively from another server with a command that looks like this: ssh user@server "cd some/directory && tar --dereference -c datadir" | pv | tar xv ...
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Universal command line unarchiving tool on a Mac

Is there some command line tool which allows extracting files from most known archive types? Something like StuffIt Expander, but without gui.
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How do I transfer an archive pst file from my old Outlook account to Outlook 2016?

I recently upgraded from Office 2010 to Office 365. I also upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 10 (my computer was running slow so I reset it, rather than simply upgrading). I had a large archive ...
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How to preserve an authentic copy of business/work emails as a form of evidence?

It has been stated elsewhere (link to an example) that work emails used in the course of regular business are admissible as evidence in UK and EU courts. I have a large number of emails that are the ...
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Extract large zip file (50 GB) on Mac OS X

I was trying to move the files to another hard drive. So I archived all my photos in one large ZIP file using the Mac OS X built-in compress function. But the file failed to extract. I've tried ...
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Restoring file properties but not the complete files, from backup

While copying data from my old storage on a Linux computer to the new (linux-based) NAS, I accidentially failed with getting the properties (most important: the modify dates) along to the new ...
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Does any version of Windows support uncompressing splitted archives natively?

I mean, are multi-volume .zip archives, or maybe any other kind of archive format, natively supported without any third-party application like 7Zip or WinRAR?
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How to extract from PAX archive to current directory.?

I have a PAX archive what I want to extract into the current directory, using the directory structure in the archive. I have tried the following command: JBSP03:/u/jsdbsp/jbsp03:cd ...
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“recompress” a 7z archive inline

I have a rather large (~500GB) 7-zip archive. I originally made it when I had more space available, and did so at rather fast, low-compression settings. Now things are tight, and I'd like to try and ...
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Backing up user accounts in linux

Following is my steps to backup user accounts with scheduling: `sudo crontab -e. 0 0 * * * sudo tar -cpzf /backupfolder/user1_backup-$(date +\%Y--\%m-\%d).tar.gz /home/students/user1 0 0 * * * sudo ...
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Incremental backups with 7-zip

I am trying to set up an incremental backup with 7-zip after finding zip might not suit my needs fully/easily. My data is located in /media/Data/Work. For some reason it is not liking my code. I've ...
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Batch file to create .7z archive for each file (in folder/subfolder) to a new destination (folder/subfolder structure)

I use a batch file to backup files to 7-Zip archives. It creates an archive for each file separately in the folder where the original file is. Works with sub folders. FOR /r %%i IN (*.*) DO ( ...
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What 7-zip command line syntax can I use to display errors only when creating a zip?

I do not want all the file names being read to scroll in the command window, but would like only problem files to appear. Better yet, I would like to direct error output to a file. My only alternative ...
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Move files from sub-folders to root folder of archive files

I have some archive files and in each file there is a subfolder. I want to move files from subfolders to root folder of archive files and delete subfolders. for example: in lossless.rar \my ...
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Can a .vmdk hard disk be imported as a .vdi hard disk?

If there is a .vmdk hard disk in an Open Virtualization Archive, can I import it as a .vdi hard disk?
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How to download a website from the archive.org Wayback Machine?

I want to get all the files for a given website at archive.org. Reasons might include: the original author did not archived his own website and it is now offline, I want to make a public cache from ...
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How to rollback a specific directory in ZFS snapshot?

Is it possible to rollback to a certain directory within a snapshot? For example, given the snapshot tank/home@snapshot_week_01 can I rollback to something like tank/home/louis@snapshot_week_01 ...
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Possible bug in 7zip - empty folders extract as empty files

I have a directory structure as follows: Main | |--empty_folder | |--folder | |--example.txt I'm zipping it using the .NET ZipFile.CreateFromDirectory method (but I doubt this has anything to ...
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What software can I use to scrape (download) a MediaWiki wiki? [closed]

I want to scrape an entire wiki that uses MediaWiki software. The amount of pages are pretty small, but they have plenty of revisions, and I'd like to preferably scrape revisions as well. The wiki ...
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7-zip archive with hard links?

I see that tar respects hard links $ ln clonezilla.iso test.iso $ tar cfvvJ archive.tar.xz *.iso -rw-r--r-- Steven 111149056 2012-03-25 07:34 clonezilla.iso hrw-r--r-- Steven 0 2012-03-25 ...
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Backup (archive) IMAP messages to file

Is there any tool which may help with archiving my old emails? I'd like to save all messages older than x (eg. a year) to my local disk (eg. to burn to DVD) eg. in .eml format, with all attachments ...
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Limit rsync to available space on destination

I have a directory, /data/snapshots, which I'd like to archive to an external drive mounted at /mnt. The external is 2tb, /data/snapshots is much more. If I: rysnc -av /data/snapshot /mnt Then ...
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Batch command to archive folders with content using WinRaR

I have lot of folders in the root "C:\Test\Archiv\" (more than 1000). To be more specific, I get one every hour. They are named as following : ay %year% m %month% d %day% h%hour% In each folders are ...
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How do I password protect a .tgz file with tar in Unix?

I'm using the Unix tar command as follows to tar up a directory and its files: tar cvzf fileToTar.tgz directoryToTar Is there a way to password protect the .tgz file? I've created ...
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Want new directory while extracting archive file using 7zip

I Have Some files and Directories in archive directory Archive File_1 File_2 Directory_1 Directory_2 I want to create zip file of archive directory. But I do not want name archive zip Instead ...
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Are RAR-archives safe to store backups in? [duplicate]

I'm writing a little batch script to backup all data for a project that I am currently developing. The script is currently just copying all project files to a new directory (named by the date when the ...