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

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how to verify whether a compressed .gz is corrupted or not?

I have many gz downloaded from the internet, and I would like to make sure they are not corrupted. Does the fact that I can open the archive with winzip on windows proves that everything is fine? I ...
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lighttpd with zip extension

I wanted to optmize a project i have by trying out lighttpd instead of apache2 on a Raspberry Pi, but noticed that my php code handling zip files no longer worked because the Zip module for PHP doesnt ...
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Zip only data from folder in Linux

I have a folder with some data like this: folder |- data1.txt |- data2.html ... |- folder1 |- other data ... ... (some folders or data) ... and would like to archive only ...
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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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can't zip folder under linux mint on external ext4 hdd -no permission

I can't zip a external hdd even if i set the permission to my username. I tried sudo chown -R user:user /folder/in/media, but i still have no permission to zip via the gui of the system. i even have ...
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What Linux zip option overwrites the zip file?

Is there an option for Linux zip that is equivalent to rm foo zip -r foo foo/? I'm using Info-ZIP's Zip 2.31.
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ZIP File Viruses

If I open a ZIP File, and attempt to open an example of "Virus.exe", my antivirus tells me that this file is unsecure or whatever, and I press on Don't run, is there still the possibility of my ...
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Why do tar.gz files download faster than .zip files?

I have a Linux build server that I frequently download from and I have noticed that the .tar.gz files have download speeds approximately 3 times faster than .zip files. However, to my understanding ...
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Zip file corrupt and cannot be repaired

I have organized all my pictures in a Zip archive folder. I am trying to extract my image data from a Zip file but I get an error: access to the compressed zipped folder is denied How can I ...
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How to zip a big folder into small files limited to 20Mb?

I'm looking for way to zip a big folder into many 20Mb files. I don't want the zip file split into smaller ones. Instead I want to group some sub files/folders into groups which is 20Mb when zipped. ...
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Alter .zip double-click action to work with .7zip (Windows 10)

Currently my setup has it so that all file extensions that are supported by 7zip are extracted on double click into a folder pertaining to the name of the archive. This works perfectly on all file ...
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Use ISO instead of ZIP or RAR to store files?

I have been doing some backups of my old files and lately I was wondering if there is another method of storing and compressing files other than ZIP or RAR. In my case, I want to store various group ...
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Unziping multiple ziped and rename automatically files with same name if needed

I have a bunch of Ziped files in a folder, and i would like to unzip all, ut automatically rename folders or files with the same name, example: In ZIP_folder_1.zip and ZIP_folder_2.zip i have one ...
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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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7zip batch file does not include extension Why?

I found the below batch file and it works fine but I need the code to add the extension to the final zip file. I am sure this is a simple question but I have tried everything. @echo off cd /d %~dp0 ...
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How to unzip multiple ziped files and rename automatically if needed

I have a bunch of Ziped files in a folder, and i would like to unzip all with: unzip ZIP/*.zip But automatically rename folders or files with the same name, example: In ZIP_folder_1.zip and ...
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Why are there binary differences among compressed files generated exactly the same way from the exact same starting file?

I use the "diff" command to compare two compressed files generated using zip on the exact same starting file and they are reported as being different. However, when I uncompress them and use the "diff"...
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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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Why is plain jar file compressed to 76% but after ProGuard shrink & obfuscate; it is compressed to 102% ?! How to fix?

I have a jar file of size 392 MB. I made another copy of it, so I have now two copies of the same jar file. For one of them I used 7-zip to compress it. It is compressed to 76% of the original size, ...
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Infection with virus just by extracting an archive (zip/rar/iso)?

is my Computer compromised with a Virus, when extracting an archive like zip/rar/iso with WinRAR, which contains an (Virus-)downloader.exe even when i didn't start the executable? and the Anti Virus ...
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how to extract .exe files from .zip archive (7-zip stuck on executable)

I face a problem that when I want to extract some .zip archive which includes .exe it will always stuck on that executable and do nothing. I never had such problems before, i can't remember at least. ...
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TAR and compress a directory but skip compression on already compressed files

I want to TAR and compress a user's home directory as efficiently as possible. The problem is there are a lot of large and already compressed (gzip/bzip2) and hard-to compress files (binaries/data) in ...
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Bind a Exe and a ZIP file in one Zip file for a minecraft resource pack

I want to bind a Exe and a ZIP file in one Zip file for a minecraft resource pack so when I open the zip file it opens the .zip file and the .exe at the same time. I have already tried a couple of ...
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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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Will Windows viruses infect RAR or ZIP files?

I heard from some techie person that .rar and .zip files never get infected by viruses. Is this true? If yes, then why such behavior?
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zip: Unexpected end of archive

When I try to extract my 1.15GB downloaded .zip file am getting following error: ! D:\N750XXUCNG6_N750ODDCNG5_INU.zip: Unexpected end of archive I have tried this http://superuser.com/a/...
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Edit executable file, instead of run, in Compressed Folder Tools

When I open a .zip file in Windows 10, and view it in its Compressed Folder Tools, I can open text files, Windows documents, etc. But for executable text files, like .bat or .js, the open option tries ...
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7zip File Compression Auto-Selection

When I'm zipping a folder hierarchy, I'd like 7zip to automatically detect whether a file in the folder tree is or is not already compressed, so that it automatically chooses whether to merely add an (...
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What is the fr signature in zip files?

I use the 101 editor for easily editing zip file's properties. I noticed there being one of the "properties" in a structure called ZIPFILERECORD. The structure has the value of the name of contents of ...
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Create multiple zip files that are not dependent on each other?

I want to compress a folder into multiple zip files of 50MB each but don't want them to be dependent on each other. When I use Winzip and use the split feature it creates one zip file and the others ...
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How to open a corrupt XML file inside a ZIP archive

My work doc is corrupted and I know how to fix it, I just can't open the document.xml file because WinRAR is saying its corrupt. I can't get any repair tool to look in the zip file to repair the file. ...
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R package not installing under windows

I have an R package that I wrote called myRpkgHere and under linux when I can install it using R CMD INSTALL myRpkgHere which yields the following output: * installing to library ‘/apps/R/install/3.1....
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How to emulate WinRar profiles in 7-zip?

In WinRar, I can configure a specific set of file exclusions and save it to a profile. This way, everytime I want to compress some directory, I need only to choose this profile and the exclusion list ...
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Extract .7z archive keeping modified dates of extracted folders

I have a .7z archive created with 7zip, and I can see the contents, including the folders with their modified dates intact. When I extract the archive however, the newly extracted folders all have ...
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What is __MACOSX folder?

What are these __MACOSX folders I keep seeing in zip files made by people on OSX? Some take as much as 30% of the file. What program are producing these __MACOSX folder and how can mac users avoid ...
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How to zip a pair of files with a specific naming convention?

I have translation files in a folder similar to domain-cs_CZ.mo domain-cs_CZ.po domain-da_DK.mo domain-da_DK.po domain-de_DE.mo domain-de_DE.po ... Now I would like to have all languages separated ...
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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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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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Unix zip directory but excluded specific subdirectories (and everything within them)

I'm trying to zip a directory (on Unix via SSH) but I need to exclude a couple of subdirectories (and all files and directories within them). So far I have this: zip -r myarchive.zip dir1 -x dir1/...
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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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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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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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Can Double Zipping Cause Problems?

I have a directory that I have been storing a ton of files in. Among the 10ish types of files there are also .zips of other directories. In my personal experience I vaguely remember issues when ...
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How to hide error dialog box in 7zip?

I am using "C:\Program Files\7-Zip\7zG.exe" -y x -pmypassword "D:\Myfile.rar" -o"D:\Extracted Files\" for extracting a file encrypted with password. Now if 'mypassword' is not the correct password ...
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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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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. daily_stuff/...