The process of reversing data compression and/or archiving

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Auto extracting software for Linux? [closed]

Do anyone know if there's some decent software which auto extracts anything which gets downloaded (to f.e. ~/Downloads)? If, let's say, I download x.tar, it would automatically extract it to x ...
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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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Why is it slower in Windows to extract rar files to USB/network storage?

I noticed in Windows 7 extracting rar to local hard drive is always significantly faster than to network storage (CIFS) or USB 3.0, even when the external storage has better sequential write ...
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Can we save image slices in sub folders in Photoshop?

I am using Photoshop CS5, by default, Photoshop saves image slices in a folder named images. This is fine but there are lots of images, saving them all in a single folder becomes quite messy. What I ...
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Extract InstallSHIELD's CAB files when there is no HDR files?

layout.bin setup.lid _sys1.cab _user1.cab DATA.TAG data1.cab SETUP.INI setup.ins _INST32I.EX_ SETUP.EXE _ISDEL.EXE _SETUP.DLL lang.dat os.dat I want to extract an InstallSHIELD's 5 install package ...
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tar shows “is not a bzip2 file” error when uncompressing a .tar.bz file

I've a data_or.tar.bz file I tried to extract it with $ tar xjvf data_or.tar.bz Output is bzip2: (stdin) is not a bzip2 file. tar: Child returned status 2 tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting ...
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Batch the “Extract Here” command

I would like to batch the "Extract Here..." command on a complete folder. Every type of archive should be unzipped into the current folder with the name of the archive file. I have found some BATCH ...
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How to extract MP3 from a PDF file?

I Have a PDF file that has a lot of MP3 attached to it. How should I extract them?
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Open .rar files on Slackware

How can I open .rar files in Slackware?
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continue extracting a tarball after job is killed

I am extracting a big tarball, but the job was killed in the midway. Is it possible to continue extraction without rolling back from the beginning? The command I was using was tar xvf foo.tar.gz
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FFMPEG extract audio with exact frame length of video

For a digital cinema package I need to extract the audio track (.wav, 48000 khz, 16-bit) from Quicktime movies (in this case with Prores or Photo-JPEG codec). The catch is that the duration of the ...
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Efficiently extracting a few data from a large XML file

I need to extract a few field contents from a large XML file. I currently do this though a combination of xmlstarlet and a Python script (using ElementTree). The idea was to trim the XML file from ...
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How to extract video from corrupt rar file and make it playable

I have a big file compressed in splited rar archives. There are 68 archives, named .rar, .r01, .r02, ... And the problem is that .r36 is corrupted Unespected end of archive. I've looked around and I ...
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Application for extracting XML tags from a document

I am looking for an application that will extract all XML tags contained within a specific XML file. For example I would get a list: <XML_TAG_ONE>,<XML_TAG_TWO> etc...
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Setting WinRAR to exclude files with the exact filename I specify from being extracted from an archive

How can I configure WinRAR to exclude files with the exact filenames: thumbs.db or .DS_Store (ignoring case) from being extracted from an archive (all directory levels within an archive)? Files with ...
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tar command - how to extract one file to specific directory

Is there a way to extract a single file from a tar file to a specific directory? In fact, I am dealing with a .tgz file so, I am attempting something like this : gunzip -c mytargzfile.tgz | tar xvf - ...
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7zip - Create self-extracting Archive (sfx) with specified Extract path

Hello SuperUser Experts, Thank you for your help in advanced. I am trying to get the 7zip SFX archive to create an executable. I am able to get the executable. But when I run it, it give the ...
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Extracting Windows executable installers on Mac OS X?

Is there a program or a script out there to extract the contents of a Windows installer under Mac Os X? Under Windows there is the Universal Extractor, I am looking like something like that for Mac. ...
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Excel: extracting a number from mixed content cell [duplicate]

How would one extract a number starting with a "£" sign from a cell containing alphanumeric characters? Example: extracting £450,000 from A1 and placing in B1. See image for example text ...
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Extract text out of two lines in a file and output them in a table

I am trying to make a PHP script for my school. School's web directory has about 100 text files, one text file for each student. Every text file has a two lines like: stu $id = '12701'; stu $name = ...
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Extract images from unknown filetype called .gfx

I have this unknown filetype called .gfx (used in a computer game called Zezenia) which I'm pretty certain contain uncompressed flat images (possible .bmp or .png) but I'm not sure how to extract, ...
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Extract S_VOBSUB encoded Subtitles from .MKV container as .SRT

I am working in Linux (Ubuntu) I tried to do it with ffmpeg and mkvtoolnix (mkvextract track) Problems: ffmpeg does not work with S_VOBSUB encoded subtitles mkvtoolnix converts S_VOBSUB to .idx/.sub ...
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Windows command line ZIP extraction with checksum or similar?

What I need to do, at the command line, is: Extract the contents of a a ZIP archive. Change an arbitrary number of the extracted files. Repeat step 1, but because it is a huge archive, only extract ...
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retrieve and extract links (Linux/Windows)

I have a "source.txt" file which contains list of some URLs. For example: source.txt: ...
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Linux DD Command: How to extract files from an ISO image?

I need to extract the OS filesystem from Fedora's ISO image (downloadable from their site) using dd command?
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Extract subtitle from video.

I am trying to extract subtitle from video as .srt file, I used the following command: FFMPEG -i mytestmovie.mkv -vn -an -codec:s:0.1 srt sub.srt But, I got an error as Unrecognized option ...
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grep file for only part of line

I have a rtf file that I'm using grep on like this grep "Order Number" 'Extract Text Output.rtf' which results in lines that look like this \b\fs28 \cf2 Fab Order Number : FAB00772450\ and I ...
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Free tool to extract objects from photos

Is there a free tool that's good at extracting objects from photos? It has to work on linux For instance, extracting a person from a photograph.
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Commandline program to extract archives with automatic subdirectry detection

I'm looking for the pure command-line counterpart to ark -ba <path> (on KDE), or file-roller -h <path> (on GNOME/Unity). Unfortunately, both ark and file-roller require X to be running. ...
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Windows XP hour glass cursor? [closed]

For an illustration, I need the Windows XP hour-glass cursor - with standard drop shadow - as a transparent image (PNG or whatever). Any idea? I found a page with cursors, but the hour-glass one is ...
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not a valid iso file error

I'm trying this windows 7 usb/dvd download tool that I discovered from ars technica: http://arstechnica.com/business/news/2009/12/-the-usb-flash-drive.ars But I don't know why my windows 7 iso file ...
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Extract files from a Norton Ghost archive

How to extract files from a Norton Ghost archive... without Norton Ghost. Any ideas?
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How do I extract all ZIP files in subfolders using 7-Zip on Windows 7

I have a large Windows 7 folder tree structure containing many ZIP files. These are single-layer ZIP files (not ZIP within ZIP). What 7-Zip command can I use to parse through this folder structure, ...
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How to extract images from a flash image-viewer?

I need to download a number of pages of a magazine issue which is available via online viewer made in Flash. The player loads a page image and allows to scroll it. Is it possible to extract the image ...
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How can I play raw audio/video tracks extracted from mp4?

I used mp4creator -extract to get the raw audio and video tracks from an mp4 file. What players can I use to play the raw tracks?
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Extract Volume Name from ISO using Command?

I'm building a bootable CD/DVD using Ubuntu's genisoimage. The new image is based on the old image downloaded from Ubuntu's website. (The only change made was BOOTx64.efi to bootx64.efi). How do I ...
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Metadata extraction for renaming recovered files

I recently recovered many deleted files by using a tool called photorec - http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec Great life saver. Only problem is that recovered files have their names replaced by ...
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Outlook 2003 : How to export all e-mail messages in local folder?

I want to export some local message folders to zip & send to my colleague in outlook 2003, is it possible?
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Extracting only files that match specific number from many compressed files

I have over 500 rar files with lots of compressed ppt files in one directory. I would like to search each archive if archive has file prj_09hr23 in name and ppt extension. What program should I use to ...
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Program to open .bin files that doesn't need installation [closed]

I'd like to know if it's possible to open .bin files(image files) so I can extract its contents without having to install any software. I'd like some kind of software that is just download the files ...
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Installing a .Cab file in Vista Home

Im having a bit of a problem installing a .CAB. Does anyone here know how to?
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Extracting files into separate folders

I have few zip files that has at least 10000 files each. I would like to extract files into separate folders by year and month. How can I do that. I have Windows XP Pro.
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FFMPEG Same Commands?

Is there any difference between these two commands for extracting audio from a video? ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -c copy -map 0:a output.wav ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vn -acodec copy output.wav
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Linux and DD - Infinite time to extract one file

I use dd on Linux to extract data from a tape (yeah it's really oldschool!) and I had a problem. Sometimes, when I extract a file (from different files on one tape), after a really long time and a ...
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tiMidity: extract tracks preserving initial silence

tiMidity can extract individual tracks from a standard MIDI file to audio files, using its option -o out.wav, and its option -Q 0,-n to quieten all tracks but the n'th. However, re-mixing the ...
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Extract video frames display time and frame number

I would like to extract each frame and its display time. The purpose will be to later compare the output between two videos (reference/original video and the transmitted video) and see what frames are ...
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How to extract a list of selected cells into a CSV file

I have a huge Excel sheet and I would like to get a small list of cell (around 200-300 cells from the same column, row) into a CSV string. Is there an Excel command to do that?. Saving the file into ...
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Cut an H264 video on non-key frames

I would like to extract a scene of a video (audio codec: AAC, video codec: H264). The problem is that the scene doesn't begin on a I key-frame. The software, I have tried (Avidemux, Handbrake or VLC) ...
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Retrieving email address from a log file

I have a log file which contains a lot of text as shown below. Would like to extract the email address which falls between emailAddress and status strings. I am open to any option which runs on ...
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Extracting Installer Data

I have a game. It has these files Setup-1.bin Setup-2.bin Setup-3.bin Setup-4.bin Setup.exe When I install, it extracts it in C:. Now the game is quite bigger, free space on C: seems ...