Compression and archive format that stores one or more files into a single file, usually with a .zip file extension.

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Extract .tar.gz file that has files with .gz extension

Using this question I 'zipped' the folder with thousands of images on apache server. This apparently changed the files inside the folder itself and zipped the files. But that's not the issue atm. I ...
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7zip is creating solid .zip files. Cannot add/remove/overwrite to .zip files ad-hoc

I'm using 7zip as an archive creation tool. .7z files may be created as solid or nonsolid files. .zip files are supposed to be inherently nonsolid. I have ~5GB of hierarchal folder/file structure ...
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Is it possible to parse a zip file without extraction in PHP

I have 4 questions: Is it possible to scan the entire zip file and navigate inside it without extracting the entire zip using PHP? Will it be time efficient? i.e. I have a zip file of about 50GB ...
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Exclude files and folders when zipping using WinRAR

I have a folder containing subfolders named A, B, C, and some files like file1.doc, file2.bat, file3.doc. Is there any option of the WinRAR software so that, when I zip the folder, I can tell it to ...
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Run zip on command-line

I have a bash file with this line zip -q0X "../$1.epub" mimetype But when I run this file on prompt, this error appear: publish: line 4: zip: command not found What can I do to run zip command? ...
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Windows Server 2012: how to automate the dump and zip of a MySQL database

I am using a Windows Server 2012. I need to perform a dump of my database every two hours and zip the SQL generated file. The zip file must have this syntax: nameOfFile_date_hour.zip. I don't need ...
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John the Ripper - invocation with .zip file and password

I have .zip file that is compressed with password. I've made hash for this file and trying to run John the Ripper with proper parameters on this hash file. What I need is to find what parameters are ...
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How to copy a .zip from within a .tar to a given location without extracting entire .tar using AWS S3 CLI

OSX 10.11 - python3.5 or AWS CLI (or other tool?) I have ~ 5,000 subdirectories within an Amazon S3 bucket, each subdirectory contains a single .tar. In each .tar it contains only one .zip, ~<1mb ...
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How can I automate zipping and deletion of directories using built-in Windows Server Zip?

I am looking to get some up-to-date advice on how to automate the following process within Windows Server (no 3rd-party utils can be used).. Zip directories (sometimes nested e.g. ...
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How can I compress every 10 files in a folder as a separate zip file?

I'm on Windows 10 and trying to work it out with Winrar. The folder contains 500 files, I would like to compress every 10 of them as a separate zip/rar file and create 50 zip/rar files. Is there a ...
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Missing all the options in the Send To menu

So I'm just trying to send a file to a compressed folder from Explorer. But for some reason the only option I have there is "Bluetooth device". Did some Googling, found a suggestion to check the ...
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List zip file's contents using 7zip command line with non-verbose machine-friendly output

Is there a way, in windows, to use 7z.exe's list command such that the copyright heading, file information, and column headers are skipped and you're left with just a terse machine-readable list of ...
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What's the default compression algorithm used by Windows's Compression tool?

I'm trying to find out some documentation which details out which compression algorithm (e.g. deflate, LZMA, BZip2) is used by Windows 10's Send to 'Compressed Folder' tool. Some people reported that ...
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Create a separate zip from many folders

I have a many folders with files for project. I need: Create a zip from folder "X" Move Zip in the folder "X" Name of Zip must be "X" I'm a Mac OS user. How I can automate the process?
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what's the difference between “zip” and “compress” and “pack” ?

I saw article tile ——"Compress and uncompress files (zip files)" from Windows 7 document here. What's the difference between "zip" and "compress" and “pack”? Is it the same thing? I am so confused ...
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Copy file as raw binary text

I do need to copy the jce_policy-8.zip from my Mac to a Citrix Desktop on Demand. The customer blocked every fileshare and Download. So I have tried to copy the .zip as raw text. Source I open the ...
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How can it be that a ZIP file contains multiple files with the same name in the same subdirectory?

I had been extracting Free Pascal source code into an empty directory using Midnight Commander (under Mac OS X, which does distinguish between lowercase and uppercase AFAIK) and have been asked if I ...
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How to zip up folder contents and save the zip files inside the original folders

I have a large folder containing a lot of folders. How can I zip up the contents of each of the subfolders, and save the resulting zip files inside the respective subfolders for which each archive was ...
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Why is Zip able to compress single file smaller than multiple files with the same content?

Suppose that I have 10,000 XML files. Now suppose that I want to send them to a friend. Before sending them, I would like to compress them. Method 1: Don't compress them Results: Resulting Size: ...
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How do I recover a ZIP file in WinRAR that's inside of another RAR file?

I tried to use WinRAR to extract an archive, but I couldn't extract all of it because of 1 thing: a file inside the archive was corrupt. I tried using Alt+R, but it tried to do it to the entire ...
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Missing send to “Compressed (zipped) folder” after 1511 update or drag+drop to .zip

After allowing the Windows 10 1511 update to be applied, all options have disappeared from the right-click "send to" menu, except for "Bluetooth Device". Additionally, I can no longer drag and drop ...
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Serve auto-generated zip files with small footprint

I currently use mod_zip/nginx(for automatically generating zip files). The (very very big) issue with mod_zip is - when it accepts range requests - it doesn't pass ranges to subrequests. What ...
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Unzip files in alphabetical order

Is there anyway to unzip to stdout in linux by alphabetical order? I am unzipping to a fifo file and the files are coming out of order
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Extract file from corrupt archive

I am trying to extract a single large file from a multipart zip archive. The file contained is correctly identified by pretty much any tool used, but I didn't have much luck in extracting it. Any ...
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RAR/ZIP multiple files separately in separate folders

I have 300 winword files sitting in 300 folders. I want to password protect these files with a single password in one go. My understanding is that the easiest way to accomplish this would be to put ...
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How do I alter this “Zip multiple files” script (mac os) to remove the extension from the output?

I use this script to zip multiple files into individual zip files (though an automator service, so Bash) for f in "$@" do zip -j "$f.zip" "$f" done it works perfectly BUT, the zip file has the ...
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Self extracting Zip file using php

I want to create a Zip file using PHP and once after double click on that zip folder it needs to extract and execute the .exe file in it . how i can do this please suggest me.
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How to zip folder to odt format

I extract .odt(open office) file and make some manipulation on it. And then when I want to zip file back I have an issue. for example if I enter to the directory with unzipped odt file and I do ...
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How to completely password protect a zip file [duplicate]

I have 7-Zip and Total Commander installed - both can create ZIP files with password protection, but it's applied only to files inside, opening of the ZIP file itself happens actualy without the ...
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how to zip a directory with its files using Terminal on Mac

i am trying to zip a folder with files in terminal using zip -r myzipfile.zip myDir but this doesn't include the files What should i do ?
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Command line 7zip exlude

I have tried this many times but not yet got it. How to use 7zip to zip directory without one directory inside other. Like: I have a folder /home/files/ and inside that, directory1/ and ...
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7zip tries to compress files and folder outside of the path

I use the command line of 7zip, 7za, to compress a folder, on Windows web server 2008 R2. 7za.exe a -tzip -r %nome_file% "C:\inetpub" I expect it to compress everything inside the folder "inetpub, ...
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Windows 10 changing .zip file association

I have 7-zip installed and it hasn't changed the default file associations. I've changed the associations for .rar and .7z, but I can't find a way to change .zip. I looked in Default Programs\Set ...
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Embedding zip file in word which is “Restricted”

i have a word document which is protected. (Protect Document -> Restrict Access -> read access to all users). This is to stop users from copying the contents. So far it's fine. But when I'm trying to ...
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Cannot unzip file created from stdin pipe on Mac

On Linux I created an image of an sdcard on a Linux system and zipped it with the following command: dd bs=1M if=${device} | zip ${outfile} - I created the zipfile this way because there isn't ...
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How to zip a folder recursively, but only selective files, in Windows?

For example, I have this directory structure: [C:\] + [Documents] + [Work] + [Presentation] - Presentation A.pptx - Presentation B.pptx - Presentation C.pptx - ...
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Create multiple zip files

I have a bunch of files that I would like to zip, I need a script to recursively run through a directory and find all files with name test*.txt as an example. That is the easy part, so I have used ...
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Replace zip with truncated version

I have multiple zip files structured like blah1/blah2/blah3/dirs/files where the blah directories are single folders, and multiple folders and files reside in the dirs and files levels. Is there any ...
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Unzipping results in a file, not a folder

I zipped 6 files (total size = 2gb) using gzip -c myfiles_* > ~/myzip.gzip on server A and got my friend to copy this server to server B. Now I've learned that the file is supposed to be named .gz ...
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7-Zip command line - do not extract certain file types

How do I extract all the files in a 7-Zip .7z archive EXCEPT certain file types, using the 7-Zip command line? Example: backup.7z contains files of type: .xls .xlsx .doc .docx .pdf .txt .png .gif ...
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Prevent Chrome to unzip files while downloading

My Chrome keeps unzipping gz files while downloading. I don't know how to prevent this except turning on IExplorer or other browsers. I can't find any settings or any flag to prevent this. What ...
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Execute command triggered by Unzip?

I know this is a long shot (and probably a juicy attack surface), but is it possible to execute a command or script in a ZIP archive triggered when the archive is extracted? In this question, I'm ...
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Is there a way to download parts of the content of a zip file?

If there is a big zip file uploaded on a server, and all you need is some of it's content, is there a way to open it, and choose what you want to download?
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Does any version of Windows support uncompressing splitted archives natively?

I mean, are multi-volume .zip archives, or maybe any other kind of archive format, natively supported without any third-party application like 7Zip or WinRAR?
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Recursively compress files in a directory and subdirectories using command line “zip” tool in Mac OS X and exclude .DS_Store files from ALL subfolders

I'm trying to create a ZIP file using the command line zip tool that comes with the Mac OS X Terminal. I want to recursively compress the contents of the current folder but excluding .DS_Store files. ...
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How do you know the size of a 7zip compressed file?

With an archive file, I can only ever find the size of the file before compression, its original size, which I know. What about the size of the new, smaller compressed size?
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Missing “Send to compressed folder” option. Anyway to restore?

Prior to Windows 10, there was a "Send to compressed folder" in the File Explorer. Is this really no longer there? Any secret switch to turn it back on? Not a fan of installing 3rd party hacky ...
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7zip : Set archive's LastWriteTime as old as the content

On windows, with 7za.exe v9.38, how can I set the archive's LastWriteTime (or CreationTime) same as the content? For example : I have a "toto.txt" file, created and last written on 01/01/15. 7za.exe ...
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How can I split a series of concatenated ZIP files back out into individual files?

I have a series of complete, standalone zip files which have been concatenated together through a serial device; for testing purposes, one might think of cat 1.zip 2.zip 3.zip >all.zip. Now, given ...
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Zipping a text file with sha256 hashes seems too efficient

I have an ASCII-encoded text file where each line has the following structure: XYplorer nn.nn.nnnn [yyyy-mm-dd hh.mm.ss] [S256 S256].zip ↑↑ ↑↑ ↑↑↑↑ ↑↑↑↑ ↑↑ ↑↑ ↑↑ ↑↑ ↑↑ ↑64× ↑64× so a ...