RAR is a proprietary compression type and stands for Roshal ARchive.

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Unrar local files to remote server

I have two Linux servers, one which has several RAR files and another empty one. I would like to extract the archives and move the content to Server 2. The problem is: I do not have enough storage to ...
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Add file to RAR without keeping folder structure [duplicate]

I'm running this command: rar u /var/www/html/Backups44.rar /var/www/html/linkreplacer/MD5Change I want to add the file "MD5Change" to the rar "Backups44" but whenever i run this it adds all the ...
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unrar all rar files in a directory with linux

I am trying to extract many rar files at once, but with no successful. I am trying in the order: >ls *.rar|xargs unrar x >ls *.rar|xargs unrar e >unrar e -r *.rar >for f in *.rar;do unrar ...
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Zip files and Volume Shadow Copy

I back a lot of data up using WinRAR and I create a .rar file from these backups. Since I back up about 20GB of data at a time this process takes some time. Sometimes I need to open a few of the ...
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Combining instructions to automatically RAR a folder in screen, process it, and then clean up?

I'm trying to create a single instruction I can execute in a Linux SSH session which will - Create a new screen session. Navigate to that screen session (if it doesn't automatically) Create ...
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How do I extract multiple files at once?

I have a number of rar files stored like so: /torrents/televisionshowS01E0$X/nameoftelevisionshow.rar where $X is a variable ={0,1,2,...,12} I would like to extract them using a single command to ...
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How to extract multipart rar with missing parts?

I have a multipart .rar archive containing a single .tar.gz file inside it (don't ask why, that is just how it was made). I am missing a few of the parts, but do have the first part. I would like to ...
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How to unrar the STDIN?

What I have tried: cat archive.rar | unrar x - cat archive.rar | unrar x /dev/stdin cat archive.rar | 7z x - cat archive.rar | 7z x -si cat archive.rar | 7z l -si The unrar doesn't recognise the - ...
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How to hide (remove) 'Owner' and 'Computer' information on RAR file?

I would like to share a RAR file but When I right click (Explorer) on file and go to 'Details' tab, it shows my computer name and owner name. How do I remove (hide) this information? i use Winrar
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7zip: Extract archive(s) which take up >= 50% of HDD

How can you use 7zip to extract a collection of .rar files which if extracted normally would surpass the size of your HDD? Say your HDD was 10GB, if you had a zip archive of 5GB, how could you ...
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How to fit a file to a broken archive?

I have a broken RAR archive split in over 40 parts of a file and i also have the file in the archive. my question is if and how do i remake that same archive from the file so it fits as name and size? ...
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Batch - call another batch and have it excuted

Working on getting some batch files working. The first one I have (which works) takes a .rar from one drive to another and give the dir same name as the files put to rar and then copy a rename.bat ...
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Can decompress RAR files with 7z.exe command line?

Can extract RAR files from the terminal with 7z.exe? Thanks! This lines doesn´t works on a Extract.bat file. 7z.exe X Xbox.rar -o
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OSX : Find all zip and rar in a selected folder then unzip and unrar

I am in the process of cleaning a huge library of mangas (mostly -but not only- image files ). Each manga has a main folder containing the different volumes, sometimes in .zip, sometimes in .rar. ...
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How to unrar a password procted rar file?

I have a rar file which is password protected. I forgot the password. Is there any way that will extract this file without giving password ?
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How to allow user to input file names in bash script

I've got this script I called it "r1": for f in "$@" do fpath=`dirname "$f"` file=`basename "$f"` arc=$fpath"/"$file".rar" rar a -v1024000 -r -m0 -ep1 -o- "$arc" "$f" done It works well but I am ...
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Extracting one file from archive: 7-zip requires decompressing entire archive?

I've noticed that when browsing an archive containing multiple files with 7-zip 9.20 Windows GUI, extracting one file for previewing takes significantly longer with .7z than .rar archives. With .7zips ...
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Bash Script for Rar command

I need a script to rar my files usage will be like this r1 archivename fileordirtocompress with following attributes rar a -m0 -v1024000 -r How whould this bash script look like? #!/bin/bash ...
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How to create a locked (read-only) 7zip archive?

You can create a "locked" RAR archive using WinRar such that the files can't be modified or deleted, and they become readonly without using a password. Is it also possible with 7z format? It is ...
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finding a corrupted part from the parts of a split archive

I have 7 files with extensions like xyz.rar.001 - xyz.rar.007 clearly they are parts of a single file. I have all the 7 parts. I join them using a file joiner into a single file xyz.rar and try to ...
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Does archive size of tar, zip and rar effect the time it takes to delete a file from it?

Does it take a longer time to delete files from a large tar zip and rar archive than a smaller one? I would think that for a file to be deleted from an archive, all the data that exists after the ...
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How to find the Password of RAR Archived Files?

Is it possible to find password of files inside RAR archive, that I have uncompressed files outside that archive and the files are exactly the same as in the archive? Summary: How to find the Password ...
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How can I get RAR to create a segmented archive (volumes) when compressing from stdin?

I have this ZFS box where I'm creating incremental snapshots, then piping them into RAR (4.2) for compression and encryption, and finally backing those files up remotely. Thing is, RAR seems to ...
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WinRAR Recovery Records not adding?

I have this 218 GB worth of personal data, which I'm trying to backup for myself .. I tried creating an archive yesterday (200 MB splits) and I ticked the Put Recovery Record option .. However when ...
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Winrar -ilog switch doesn't trigger

I am trying to run a batch file to rar everything in a folder at password them, also I want a log to see something gone wrong. the comamnd line is as follow rar a -r0 -p%var% -ilog.\error.txt ...
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How do I use rar to encrypt files including the file list in the command line?

I know I can do the following below to encrypt the files, but for the life of me I can't figure or find out how to encrypted the file list too. rar a -p rarfile.rar myfiles
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How to extract rar file without “Extracting ~” message

When I use zip command in shell script, I set on -q (--quiet) option. Is there the option for rar command? I don't want to show "Extracting ~" message and rar version infomartion in console. I ...
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How to turn a rar file into an .exe file that can target a specific directory?

Is it possible to turn a rar file into an .exe file that can target a specific directory? I created a modpack for a GTAIV clan that I run but all the files are in a .rar file. Is it possible to ...
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Is there a limit in rar password size?

I am using a program because of a rar password that i've forgot and it's skeeping passwords tries because of length. Is that a limitation because it's shareware or is there really a limit in the max ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / random “user breaks” with Rar 3.90b

I want to move my websrv to another hoster and I am running into an utterly confusing problem. I am loading the DB with several RAR files i download via FTP, those files are verified with MD5 (and ...
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Rar part files with different folder structures

I have a rar archive that is split into 5 parts. The folder structure within the archive is "Folder/File". In one archive the folder structure is "File". The folder is absent in the archive. Is it ...
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Is it possible to create a RAR from specific selected files inside another RAR?

So I have one RAR and I want to create another RAR from only the (let's say 10K) files inside that compressed archive without uncompressing it. Hope this makes sense and thank you all in advance!
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What compression algorithms are used by rar? [closed]

I am reading about many compression and archiving techniques.. I am not able to find the compression algorithms that are used by rar. Also I would like to know if rar compresses each file separately ...
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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 ...
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Rar only certain extensions?

I'm using RAR at cmd How can I rar only *.cs && *.ashx ? I tries with the @listfiles.lst file which contains the extensions but it doesn't work. ( it adds all files !) any help ? the ...
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What is the difference between .rar and .zip? [duplicate]

To me it seems that these two file types works exact the same way. Why would people use .rar files (especially for illegal downloads) when .zip is so much more easier to handle? You don't need ...
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How to Crack A RAR Password without any tool [closed]

I have a .rar file with unknown password.. Please specify the process to unlock it without any tool if there is any.
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Hidden or empty content into a rar file?

I have a password rar file that is 73.2MB size, but when I enter the password and open it, the rar file is empty, no content. How is it possible? What can I do to see the content?
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Problems with RAR -as switch

I'm having difficulty using the -as switch with rar.exe on windows. When I try to use it while updating an existing archive, or even a completely new one, it attempts to add a couple of records and ...
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Unrar creating files with backslashes in names instead of proper directory hierarchy

I'm working on moving the content of a website, which was provided to me in a RAR archive, to a new server. I'm not exactly sure which flavor of Linux it is; uname -a tells me: Linux bolt.sonic.net ...
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RAR is 3x larger than its content

I've downloaded a couple of RAR files and noticed something very strange: File1.rar: 1.94GB Video1.TS: 1.92GB Readme.rtf: 1KB   File2.rar: 1.94GB Video2.MP4: 627MB Readme.rtf: 1KB ...
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How can I create RAR archives using Windows RT?

How can I create RAR archives on a Microsoft Surface RT tablet that has Windows RT? I can only create ZIP archives currently.
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Find out who compressed the files

I received a message that contains a compressed RAR file. How can find out who compressed the files and created RAR file? (the user account or computer name)
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How is it possible that WinRAR can repair any volume with one .rev file?

I just learned about .rev files with WinRAR -- where if you have a 10-part RAR volume, for example, plus one .rev (recovery) volume -- the .rev volume will be able to "fix" any one corrupted .rar ...
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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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Why don't mp3 files use better compression techniques? [closed]

For instance, an mp3 can be losslessly compressed with 7zip to about 25% of its original size. I compressed an album and the whole thing is a 1/4 of the size. Each song is about a 1/4 of the size (a ...
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Would knowing the file names of password protected ZIP/RAR assist in cracking?

So I have a couple of password protected rars and zips (don't worry, this is for educational reasons only). I know the exact names of the files in those rars and zips. Dictionary attacking the files ...
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Any windows program to view zip content on mouse hover?

Is there any windows programs which would show me the file and folder names of zip and rar archives when I place my cursor over the file? I always have to open them to decide if I should extract them ...