The process of reversing data compression and/or archiving

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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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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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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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How to extract image from PDF file

I currently use Foxit's PDF reader, and I recently downloaded an image from the Internet, but it is inside a PDF file. How do I extract this image? Operating system is Windows 7.
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How do I extract an ISO on Linux without root access

I have a large ISO file on a server, and I need to access the file in it, without having root access. Thus, I can't simply mount it. What should I do to be able to extract an ISO on LInux without root ...
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How to split pdf file in windows? [duplicate]

I have a pdf file with 120 pages. How can I extract only pages 20-30 and save it as another pdf file? I'm using free version of Foxit Reader. It doesn't have this facility. Any solution?
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How to extract corrupted RAR files

I try to extract a file from set of .RAR parts. I always get the following error: Corrupted so I tried many programs to extract the corrupted RAR files. I have 10 parts, each one 400MB big. The ...
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Extracting audio from MP4 video into MP3

I downloaded a few MP4-encoded videos from which I'd like to extract the audio stream into MP3 files for easy listening on my digital player. Most likely, VLC can do this, but the instructions ...
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Extracting “one of every 10 frames” in a video using VLC or FFmpeg

I am trying to extract "exactly 1 frame of every 10" frames of a video (i.e. extract 1 , leave 9 then repeat) for scientific purposes. The video is 105 frames, 3.5 seconds, 29.97fps (h.264, .mov, ...
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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 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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Excel extract substring from string

I am looking for a way to extract a variable length substring from a string. My cells will look something like: ABC - DEF ABCDE - DEF ABCD - ABC I want to split the string at the - character, so ...
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Extracting background images from a PDF file?

I have a PDF file containing maps of the building I work in, here: http://www.libsys.und.edu/dev/FloorPlans_All.pdf The original source files have been lost, and I've been asked to extract the map ...
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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 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?
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In place extract tar archive

I have a little dilemma here... I needed to move about 70 GB worth of files from one of my servers to the other, so I decided that tarring them up and sending the archive would be the fastest way. ...
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How do I extract highlighted text only from PDF files in Adobe Acrobat Pro version 9?

I'm reading a lot of pdf articles in Adobe Acrobat Pro and highlighting specific sections. I would like to know if it is possible to extract just the text I highlighted from these pdf files?
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How to extract sound from a DVD movie to mp3

I have some workout DVD's which I would like to listen to while on the park (I don't have a big living room). What can I use to extract the sound from the movies, on a Ubuntu machine, and convert it ...
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How do I extract Flash content from a PDF file?

I have a PDF file that has a flash file embedded. How can I can extract that SWF from inside the PDF file? Update: I am using Windows 7.
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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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A way to extract layer sets from PSD files without Photoshop?

Are there any tools for (in order of preference) Mac, Linux, or Windows to extract images per layer set from a PSD file, without using Photoshop? I had a web designer send me a PSD file containing ...
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Extract Links from a sitemap(xml)

Lets say I have a sitemap.xml file with this data: <url> <loc>http://domain.com/pag1</loc> <lastmod>2012-08-25</lastmod> <changefreq>weekly</changefreq> <...
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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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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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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 ...