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

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Fixing truncated *zip with Terminal, keep getting stuck

I have a *zip containing a lot of pictures from the past year, and it compressed incorrectly and is missing its end statement. I've been using "zip -FF" in Terminal, but it keeps getting stuck on a ...
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Display deflation percentage of tar command (like zip command)

This question may sound weird but I would like to know if there is a possibility to display the deflation percentage of the files processed in the tar command. I use this command tar -cjvf ...
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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 compress only files without their parent directory?

I'm trying to compress files in a directory. Let's assume the directory is "test". when I execute the following command and unzip the file, I get "test" folder and files inside the test folder. zip ...
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Search for two strings within zip archives

Hope someone can help. I have a series of zip files. These zip files contain email files (.eml) I need to find all files between two people. I can find on of them easily using an answer I found in ...
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How to extract data from a partially corrupt multi-part rar archive?

I downloaded a video that's 11 parts the other day. Today I tried to extract it but it tells me that part04 is corrupt. So I checked "keep broken files", but of course it only gave me the beginning of ...
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Empty .zip file at end of Windows Backup & Restore backup

I have a Windows 7 or Vista computer that was backed up onto an external drive (WD Passport) using Windows Backup & Restore every week for almost a year. Now I am viewing these files on a Windows ...
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Windows 2003 zip from command line [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you zip a file from the command prompt using ONLY Windows' built-in capability to zip files? Is there a way to zip a file (or group of files) from the command ...
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Cross-platform owernship of files in a .zip folder

I have a PHP app that creates a .zip folder out of files that are restricted to specific groups using ACL, then submits it to the user to download. Specifically, everyone is allowed to read them, but ...
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How to create ZIPs with the content of every folder [duplicate]

I have several folders and I need to compress the content of each folder in a separate ZIP file. However, every ZIP should only contain the content of each folder and not the folder itself. The ...
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Zip images in directory

I have a directory of directories. Each directory contains ~100 images. I want to create a zip for each directory. How can I do that?
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Zip Utilities with Queue Functionality [closed]

Are there any programs similar to 7zip or PeaZip that support a "queue" functionality? I have multiple large files to unzip, and I would like to add them all to one single queue and have them ...
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GUI zip utility for Mac OS X that supports previewing [closed]

I always miss 7-zip when I'm working on my Mac. Does anyone know of a good GUI utility that allows me to preview zip file contents and do partial extracts? I've seen the Unarchiver and various 7-zip ...
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How to recursively zip utf-8 files and folders from a batch file?

I have a folder named "Attachments2". I'm working in windows 7 and am using zip.exe downloaded from cygwin to zip this folder. In this folder there are folders and files which have Hebrew characters ...
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Why does a zip file appear larger than the source file especially when it is text?

I have a text file that is 19 bytes in size and having compressed the file using zip and 7zip, it appears to be larger. I had a read of the question on Why is a 7zipped file larger than the raw file? ...
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How to create a zip file of all PDF files in different subfolders?

My directory structure is as follows: application ├── CV │   └── CV.pdf ├── Cover_letter │   └── Cover_letter.pdf ├── Transcripts │   ├── BSC.pdf │   └── MSC.pdf └── references ├── ref1.pdf ...
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How do I unzip a .zip file on a Chromebook

I downloaded a zip file on my Chromebook. I see the file when I got to "chrome://files". How do I unzip it? Clicking on it merely lets me view its contents.
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How can I create a self-extracting executable from the windows command line that accepts the default install directory as a parameter?

I have tried several different methods including winzip command line and 7zip, but I cannot find a method that will let me create a self-extracting executable that will extract to a specific directory ...
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How do I convert my existing zip files to 7z with 7-zip comand line?

I'd like to convert a couple thousand zip files to 7z, with maximum compression and multithreading enabled. Also in another place. Like c:\temp\file.zip to f:\converted\file.7z
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Issue installing Eclipse IDE for Java EE developers

I downloaded and it is a Zip file, but I can't extract and when I try to open it (on wich it is through Internet Explorer, that's the choice), nothing happens, i just have a bunch of windows opening ...
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Unable to execute program from installer

I created an application (exe file) and in order to deploy it I am using two ways: Using zip file: I zipped the entire contents including executable. This method works and the end user is ...
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Listing files, including archive contents

Is there some method to find, from the shell, all files matching a file pattern including those inside archives (specifically: zip archives)? The simulation package "VASP" produces files called ...
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Check if zip file is damaged [duplicate]

How can I check whether a zip file is damaged? I know that with zip -F input.zip --out output.zip I can fix the file. But I could not find an option that only checks the file CRC. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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Any good free/open source zip repair tool? [closed]

Is there any simple & freeware program to fix corrupted zip files for windows platform ? I've lot of corrupted zip files and would like to recover some of the files from it
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how to specify the unzip target directory

Is there an option on linux zip command such that I can hard code the target directory it unzips into. For example, I would like to zip ./mydir files into myzipfile.zip but I want the unzip command to ...
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php zip two directories and retain their directories for restore [closed]

I want to create a backup script that gets all the contents of two specific directories, and retains their structure. So for example I have one directory /images/ and another one ...
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Remove __MACOSX directory in zip files by using shell

I want to remove __MACOSX directory in zip files that are made by Mac. With zip foo.zip -qd "__MACOSX/*" works well. Then I wrote like following. for file in "*.zip"; do zip $file -qd "__MACOSX/*"; ...
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Powershell Script to Find & Highlight Specific Files Based on Creation Date

I am trying to write a Powershell Script that checks a certain folder for .zip files. The .zip files contain information from certain backups. These .zip files lie within a folder tree for different ...
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Create zip files that with given size

My question is same as in Create multiple zip files that are not dependent on each other? but my idea is to add files to zip until it is of required size and continue with a new zip file for others ...
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Is there a command to determine the compression ratio of a tar.bz2 file?

I have a file.tar.bz2 that's about 50GB and would like to extract it however I don't know how much space I will need. Is there a command to print the compression ratio of the tar.bz2 file?
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How to recursively zip every file in each folder?

I am trying to write a batch script that when run into a folder, it takes all the files in this folder and zip them into one, then takes the remaining folders and looks into them and do the same, ...
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copy /b command size limit issue

I am using copy /b command to append two diff files in one file. This command does not work if the first file is of size larger than 1 GB. I have not found any references or help online. I am using ...
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unzip file on small drive

I have a zip file that contains many files. Each file in the zip file is about 100MB, and is compressed about 10% (IE it is about 90MB in the zip file). The whole zip file is 20GB, and I'm trying to ...
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TAR or ZIP current directory excluding the generated file

I am trying to zip or tar all the files and subdirectories in current directory and save it to the file I am zipping. The problem is that -x shitch does not work - files are being zipped and saved to ...
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force unzip to also delete any missing files

Currently when I unzip into a directory with pre-existing files, I sometimes unzip an archive to update the files, using -f or -u or -o to overwrite any clashes. However I would like the unzip ...
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Tool to disable Zip folders in Windows 7 File Explorer

Is there a tool or simple setting to disable Windows 7 Explorer from opening zip folders? There is a registry hack given in How to stop windows from opening Zip folders in the explorer view? but I ...
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Undo a file association [duplicate]

This is probably one of the stupidest things I've ever done and won't be doing again. Basically, I figured since .jar files are effectively .zip files and normally you can use explorer.exe to open ...
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How to extract such a compressed file?

I have been asked to extract a ZIP file having in it 3 tar files and each tar file contains around 3000 gz files. I had to extract the main ZIP file first then extract the tar files second then ...
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How can I get my Mac to recognize a downloaded Joomla extension as a ZIP file instead of a folder?

When I download a Joomla extension to my Mac (e.g. http://www.admiror-design-studio.com/admiror-joomla-extensions/admiror-gallery) I can't upload it via the Package File option because my Mac sees the ...
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Extract all, but not to a new folder

In windows 8, there is a nice feature that allows me to extract zip archives easily. The problem is that it always save the file to a newly created folder of the same name. While I can manually ...
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Substitute for zip command or way to zip files

I want to zip files using the zip command, but my terminal says -bash: zip: command not found Is there a way to get the zip command, or maybe use another command instead?
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shell scripting - How to zip contents inside a folder without the folder itself?

I use this current command that archives the folder "folder-root" and all it's content to a file named "site.zip": zip -r site.zip folder-root/* Problem is - I want to zip the contents of the ...
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Differences between DMG and various Zip-like formats?

For my everyday work, I have a few DMG files that I keep on cloud storage. At the beginning of the day, I download my DMGs, convert them from Compressed to Read/Write using Disk Utility (OSX). At ...
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Unzipping file whilst getting correct permissions?

I unzipped a file on my server using: unzip filename However this seems to have caused all the files having owner/group permissions of 0 0. I files I uploaded was a PHP software script, so ...
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Zip many files into several archives

Running Linux. I have a directory of around 150 large CSV files; simply doing a zip -9 on them results in a monolithic file that is still too large. I would like it to simply zip them in maybe four or ...
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Unzip file from source to destination within user directory across multiple versions of windows

I have a source zip file which is located in a user's "My Documents" directory. It is guaranteed to always be there. I'm looking for a way to create a batch or script which will let me unzip that file ...
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How do I configure Google Chrome to open zip files in file-roller instead of Nautilus?

When I download a .zip file using Google Chrome on Linux, upon clicking it the .zip file opens my Downloads folder in Nautilus, not the .zip file in file-roller. Ironically, Google is mum on the ...
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Cron Job in Linux

I am newbie just have a doubt, I have a Outerl.sh to be executed on every zip file arrival in FTP and get the *.sh file inside the zip file and execute that (.sh) file which present inside the zip ...
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Is it possible to recursively list zip file contents with 7 zip without extracting

Similar to this question I have a very large zip file which contains other zip files, folders, and files. I want to use 7-zip to extract a list of file names from it, recursing into subfolders and zip ...
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powershell create zip from log files

How can I move log files to zip archives with System.IO.Compression.FileSystem in PowerShell? I have more folders with log files per application: app1logfolder |-app1_20130507.log ...