The process of reversing data compression and/or archiving

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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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Linux: grab audio from a video clip

I'd like to take audio track from a video clip in FLV container and save it to something playable by portable music players. Are there any easy to use tools for that? I know how to do that using ...
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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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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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How to extract video from only one part of a multi rar package without downloading the rest

I want to see only one video from a package of 10. All of these are in a multi part rar package. Does it mean that I need to download all 10 for the extraction to work properly or is there a way ...
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Extract a section of a tgz file

I have a 28.5 GB .tgz file which was created on the command line of a Linux computer, compressing one folder and all its many many subfolders. I now want to extract a single sub-sub folder from that ...
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How do I quickly 'extract' specific information from web pages (source code) and format it into XML?

The gist: the small company I work for advertises its products through Google Merchant. We upload the products in an XML file as per Google's requirements. The problem: manually formatting thousands ...
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Extract bitmaps from Win98 SOL.EXE

I installed Windows 98 in a Virtualbox with the games. Then I sent myself the game Solitaire (SOL.EXE). Now I have SOL.EXE on Windows 7 and it actually runs. But I just wanted to extract the bitmaps ...
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How can I convert .SCR to .AVI

I play a game from which I'm trying to extract videos. I extracted the '.PAK' files and the movies are in '.SCR' format. I have no idea how to convert them to '.AVI' or any playable file. Does anyone ...
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Strip path segment while extracting using 7zip?

Is there a way to extract a 7z archive that contains all it's files within a directory without creating this directory in the file system but still keeping the sub-directory structure of the archive ...
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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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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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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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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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7zip command to extract with full paths (excluding first folder level)

Using 7zip command line version, I need to extract a .7z file with full paths but excluding the first folder level within the archive. I thought that this command below would work but it still ...
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PDFTK extract all pages from all pdf's output

I'm trying to extract all pages of several pdf's at the same time. Now it does work with: for %%I in (*.pdf) do "pdftk.exe" "%%I" burst But I don't get all the pages, because for every new document ...
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How to extract from a .GFS file

My colleacue has left me some files for a project I am working on before he left the company, but some of the files have been merges into a .gfs file. Does anybody know of an application either for ...
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Extract ip address from specific NIC in win7 batch file

I am building a batch to automatically switch a proxy config and the related ip settings bui i am having trouble extracting the ip address of the network adapter i need. I have one "real" nic, and two ...
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opening files .arc

I need to open a folder with the extension of .arc . I've already extracting the file with 7zip and also have tried it using IZArc extractor.But it seems to give me the output of many file (unknown ...
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Is it possible to extract contents of a ThinApp container?

Is there possible to extract such packages made by somebody else. Ok, so if there is no general way of extracting such archives, which can be a huge exe file or tiny exe starter with huge packed ...
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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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Get all links of a website

Is there a way/tool to get all links of a website ? Just the links , not looking to create a local copy/download a website . Example - Links of all questions posted on Superuser . Platform Windows 7 , ...
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How to search and extract part of string in batch script?

I am pretty new to windows batch scripting and am having trouble to search and extract a portion of a string from a text file and display it out. Some samples data are shown below. The keyword for ...
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sed exact match patterns of range and extract lines from thereon

I am trying to extract range from IP= to TUAL_HOSTNAME_=, as below. But its also extracting other match pattern for IP. sed -i -e '/IP=/,/TUAL_HOSTNAME_=/{w /tmp/101' -e 'd}' /tmp/install; #IP= ...
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How do I populate a column with the first x characters of text data in another column

I have a column with 14 characters. There is real information based on the first three characters. I want to have another column with only the first three characters for visibility and group by ...
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Windows 7 extract and compress zip has been compromised by NCH's Express Zip program. How to fix?

I installed NCH's Express Zip, and now I can no longer use Windows 7's way of extracting and compressing. I would like to get rid of the NCH program and get back the original functionality of windows ...
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How do i extract only pages that contain a specific word from a large ms-word document of 500 pages?

I need a way to separate the pages of a word document that contain the word "online" from the pages that do not. I can't figure out a way to do this efficiently without doing a search for the word and ...
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Modifying the path inside an archive for extraction

I would like to change the path of extraction of a .tar.gz archive. The files are supposed to extract as ./1/2/3/4/files, ./1/2/3files and so on. The .1/2 part of those is common to all the files. ...
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How can I prevent Mac apps from deleting a temporary folder that they have created?

I'm using an app called DropDMG to extract a large zip file that is 109 GB in size. However once it's extracted the whole bundle, it ends with an error from its subprocess ditto and deletes the ...
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Print each bookmark of a PDF separately

I have a very large (1000 page) PDF which contains about 100, ten page each documents one after the other. I would like to have them sent to my office printer as individual files so my office printer ...
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Extracting metadata from flac header in linux

I recently (and accidentally) wiped a hard-drive which should NOT have been formatted. Thankfully, PhotoRec was able to recover some of the most important files from the disk. Part of those files ...
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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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Is there a automatic way to extract highlighted text from pdf?

Is there a command-line solution to extract highlighted text from pdf? I have a bunch of pdf documents where I personally annotated, and was wondering if there is a convenient way to automatically ...
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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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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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How to extract image links from sites?

So I have been trying to extract links of images from some public boards then edit them to their max resolution and then save them. The problem is page source code only gives links to 52 out of 540 ...
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How to restore files from an external drive done with Norton Ghost

Our office XP computer crashed this afternoon. I know that we had Norton Ghost doing regular backups on an external hard drive. My question is how do you restore from that backup? PS. When I plug in ...
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RAR/ZIP Extract and Delete in Right Click Menu

In WinRAR, is there a way to use something like 'Extract And Delete Zip File' in context menu? I just need this option, it can be whether a batch file or another program that has this in context menu ...
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Broken pdfs after extracting from ods file

I have several xls files with lots of embedded pdfs in them and I need to automatically extract them. I have an almost working solution for this. First I convert these xls to ods using LibreOffice, ...
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Closed captions are all chopped up in the SRT file.

The text from the srt file download from a youtube vid is all chopped up when I open it in Texteditor (mac). Isn't there a way to get the COMPLETE dialogue / text from CC/subtitles? The chopped doc is ...
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Extract Archives on double-click in Linux

Is it possible to double-click an archive (zip, 7z, tgz, etc.) in a GUI Linux file manager like Dolphin and have it automatically be extracted? Automatically creating a subfolder upon extraction ...
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Repair OGG files that have been extracted without a header

I have recently used a tool called FSBextractor to extract audio from a videogame. The program warns me that the files do not have headers and will not be playable. Upon extraction, the files are ...
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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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fastest archives extraction on the same HDD

is there a tool to extract big compressed archives using a big memory buffer and alternating read and writes? (something like FastCopy, but for archives) For smaller archives using a ramdisk is ...
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How to extract multiple zip files with possible duplicate file names in a single folder

I have a list of many zip files(with duplicate names) that need to be downloaded(maybe by wget) each of them contain a single file , I need to extract all of them into a single directory , but due to ...
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command line extracting especified file from 7z file

I would like to extract a specific file from a 7z file, but that filename exist twice on different directories. How can I choose one of them? I tried using compressed path but I received an error ...
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Extracting the raw data of a multi-part zip file as-is (without all the parts)

I have a 12 multi-part compressed archive of 5 files. Meaning originally there were 5 files, they were put into an archive of 12 parts. Of the 5 files, 3 are binary, 2 are text. Is it possible to ...
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rar extraction failing

When I try to extract a file using rar it is outputting failed on random files. My command: unrar x arma.rar What is causing this problem? OS is Ubuntu 12.04 Edit - it is also happening on ...