The process of reversing data compression and/or archiving

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opening offline sync files from a .CAB file

OK, I have downloaded from Windows Live Spaces (don't know if this is useful, but might be) a .CAB file containing an Index.XML file and package.cab, package01.cab through to package12.cab. The ...
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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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Alternative to Screenium for Linux and splitting extracting audio from video

On my Mac I use Screenium to record screencast or streaming video. I can then take that and extract the audio from the file if I like. I'm looking for a way to do this on Linux. I've heard of ...
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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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What are good link extractors out there?

Link extractor - since I don't know a better name for it; a utility which can take a .htm file, and give me links from it, not counting and so, just direct links. Useful for files in which you have ...
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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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Extracting .exe executables and back again using 7-Zip?

I figured out, by accident, that I can extract .exe executables (what for?). Though the files make no sense whatsoever, how do I put those extracted files back into an .exe executable?
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Break open an EXE file?

I have a sony Vaio and I have downloaded the sound driver for it. The driver claims it is being installed on a computer its not compatible with, and crashes. I know that it is wrong. I assume the ...
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What’s a good way to extract .rar files on the Mac? [closed]

Anything built-in? (E.g. command line tools.) Any well-regarded software? Update: I like The Unarchiver, but vote up your favourite, or add it as an answer if it isn’t there.
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Batch movie frame extractor?

Can anyone suggest a windows applications that will extract x amount of frames from a list of movies that are imported into it. It needs to operate in batch mode. Image Grabber II .net would be ...
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How do I delete files greater than a certain date on linux

Occasionally I extract an an archive into the wrong folder and would like to move or delete the newly extracted files. What is the easiest way to do this via the command line? Can I somehow search ...
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Extracting files from ZIP archive by date range

How can I extract files from ZIP archive filtering by date. I want to extract files dated between 2008-9-15 and 2008-10-1. I have Windows XP Pro. I would like to do it from command line. What ...
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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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Automatically unzip/untar downloaded files?

Is there a way to automatically unzip/untar everything I download? Preferably without installing anything (I already have enough programs running all the time) and something that works with all ...
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How to extract text with OCR from a PDF on Linux?

How do I extract text from a PDF that wasn't built with an index? It's all text, but I can't search or select anything. I'm running Kubuntu, and Okular doesn't have this feature.
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How can I extract text from a table in a PDF file?

I am trying to implement an algorithm described in an academic paper, which I have in PDF format. The algorithm includes a table of 256 entries that I want to copy to my implementation. However, I ...
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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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Transferring Music from iPod to iTunes?

Is there a way for me to transfer music from my iPod to my iTunes? Say, if I accidentally deleted some music on my computer but I have the files on my iPod?
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Extracting a .zip file into Program Files (x86)

I just got 64 bit Vista system after being on Windows XP. I'm trying to get all my useful programs up to date, and I've recently had a problem extracting files into the 32-bit program files directory ...
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Software to get audio from home DVDs?

Not for illegal use! I have some home movies and footage from a wedding, and I'd like to easily 'rip' or extract the audio to WAV/MP3/etc. If the audio came off as one big file, I am proficient ...
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How can I extract fonts from a PDF file?

Is there a way to extract fonts from PDF files? I know that usually embedded fonts in PDF files are only subsets of the fonts. Anyway, is there a way to do this?