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Extract multiple 7z files with auto rename

I have a bunch of 7z files, some of which contain files that have the same name. Therefore, I would like to do auto rename. I can do something like find ./all -exec 7z x -pabc123 -oall/xml {} \; ...
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7zip - Open a compressed file without creating a permanent file

Suppose that I just want to open a file inside a .7z archive. What I'd like to have is that the system creates a temporary file somewhere and then open the file with the default application, pretty ...
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Compress all the files inside a folder with 7zip

As the title, suppose I have a set of files in a folder. Is it possible to compress every of them in separate files? Something like 7z *
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How do I create tar.7z file from the command line?

I would like to zip up my homework from last year. How do I tar and zip the whole folder from command line Ubuntu (I don't have GUI).
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Error in installing p7zip-full p7zip-rar from command line [duplicate]

On giving the following command on the Command Line, sudo apt-get install p7zip-full p7zip-rar I got this error: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened. Can anyone help ...
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How to disable automatic file extension and force writing to existing file with 7z?

This is basically what I'm trying to do: TEMP_ZIP_NAME="$(tempfile)" ZIP_NAME="${NOW}-views.tar.7z" tar c -C /srv/partybus.com views public_html/css 2>> "${CRONLOG}" \ | 7z a -si "${...
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Does 7zip work with archive manager?

Yesterday I installed 7zip on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I was able to extract a .rar file by using the Archive Manager. Right click -> Extract Here Today I decided to reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Then I ...
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Is there a graphical interface for archive compression in Ubuntu?

On Windows, I have used the program 7zip for nearly all of my compression tasks in the past. Now, after switching to Ubuntu, I also installed this program from the Software Center. After completion, I ...
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7zip is nowhere to be found

I just installed 7zip from the Ubuntu Software Centre, but when I look for it in my applications, I can't find it. Even when I type "7z" in the terminal, it is telling me that 7zip is installed. How ...
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extract multiple archive splitted rar parts like part1.rar using 7zip

To extract a SINGLE archive splitted like name1.part1.rar name1.part2.rar .. I'm using 7z x name.part1.rar but I have multiple similar archives splitted like name1.part1.rar name2.part1.rar ...
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7zip E_FAIL Error

I've done a Backup some time ago using 7zip, in which I splited the Files in 14 2GB (aprox) files. I'm running Ubuntu Server 15.10. This is what I'm trying to run in order to extract them: 7z x ...
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Extracting a password protected .7z file with 'p7zip' returns an error

I am trying to extract a password protected .7z file with p7zip -d filename.7z command. Unlike on Windows, on Ubuntu I do not get a prompt to enter password. Instead the terminal throws an E_NOTIMPL ...
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Trying to install 7zip from command line, what's next?

I installed Ubuntu yesterday (first time using Unix) but I can't install 7zip from command line. I've followed these steps: http://ask.xmodulo.com/install-7zip-linux.html Basically I have to run the ...
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Archive manager with (right click) shell integration

Moving from Windows to Ubuntu and I'm looking for an archive manager like 7zip that integrates in to the shell so I can right click files/folders, then hover over a zip menu to get further zip ...
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Exlude one directory wit 7zip terminal

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 directory2/. ...
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Never Hide “Compress” In Nautilus

When a file of basically any format or file extension (I don't know which of them is used to differentiate in this case) is right-clicked in Nautilus, there is this neat entry of File Roller called ...
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Is there an archiver for Ubuntu with a GUI providing multiple information during action?

I would like one that would provide during action some more information like percentage and speed. When archives are big the process takes a lot of time and resources, and the computer seem to lag, ...
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Set 7z compression level using GUI in Ubuntu

Archive Manager, or file-roller, doesn't seem to have the option to set the compression level for 7z files. However, the windows client 7-zip has an option to do so using GUI - On Ubuntu/Linux, ...
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How do I extract files made with 7Zip using the split to volumes option?

I 7Zip'd many gig of files using the split to volumes (9Meg) option. The all have file type .zip.001, .zip.002, etc. When I extract .001 it appears to work correctly but I get an 'unexpected end of ...
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How to make 7zip behave like bzip (to zip a file and delete the original)?

I like to use bzip to zip up files because it deletes the original and leaves the new file. How can I use 7zip to zip up a file and delete the original after it is done zipping?
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Compressing ended up compressing home directory

So i was trying to compress lolok folder using 7z command : 7z a Documents/lolok/ But i forgot to create a name for compressed folder, which should be like this : 7z a cobas.7z Documents/lolok/ ...
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How to install 7zip to extract rar files

How do I install 7zip through Terminal to extract rar files?
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Bruteforce aes-256 encrypted 7zip archive with rarcrack

Gi, guys. My problem is that I encrypted some files with 7zip (AES-256), but I forgot the password for the archive. As I see it, the solutions are brute forcing it with john the ripper or RarCrack. ...
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7zip: How to exclude file types?

I want to exclude the following file types: epub pdf html (upper case too) azw3 mobi opf txt I have this so far which doesn't seem to work, i get an error saying "Incorrect Command Line". 7z e "-...
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Extracting subfolders into a specific folder

I have a bunch of sub-folders with respective rar and 7z files. How do I extract all of these and tell the pipe to output to a specific folder?
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Do I need to install p7zip or p7zip-full on 15.04?

I have just installed Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet (+restricted extras), and noticed that I didn't have to install p7zip or p7zip-full to work with .7z files. As far as I can see it is libarchive13 ...
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Extract all files from a .tar.gz after wget and rename them

Is there any easy way extract all files from a .tar.gz and rename the files upon extraction? The tars inside look like: file1.obj file2.xr file3.ty file4.hjg All files are different extensions, but ...
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Recursively Extract all 7z

I have many 7z archives nested in many subfolders, and want to extract all these archives into the folders in which they reside, then delete the original archives. I have found how to do this, while ...
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7zip destination folder -o

I have wondered a long time how to do this and read already many manuals but dont get this to work. I want to zip with 7zip a folder to specific destination. There is in manual a guide to use -o{...
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How to extract files from a split 7zip archive?

I downloaded a series of packages that all compress one thing. The files end in .0, .1, .2, etc. The User Lists of these packages I downloaded say to use the file.bat to successfully extract, or to ...
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Is it possible to convert 7z to tar directly?

I have a .7z file containing ~360,000 images in multiple directories. I'd like to convert it to a .tar so that I can open it in another computer. Is there a better way than extracting it to files and ...
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Non-Free Module for P7zip (p7zip-rar)

I've installed P7zip from the Ubuntu Software Center. Under "Optional add-ons" I see a non-free rar module. Is this add-on a trial only? If so, how can I buy the full version?
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Failing to unrar files

I'm sorry to ask this, but all of the questions along similar lines I could find have been answered by installing unrar/7zip. So, I received a book in the form of a .rar archive of jpegs. ...
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How to batch compress folders?

I want to batch compress folders, I want the format to be 7zip and of course I want to preserve the name and get the .7z extension at the end.
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How can I uncompress a *.7z file?

How can I uncompress a *.7z file in Ubuntu and keep the directory structure?
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How to run a single thread 7z benchmarking using the command line?

I can run "7z -b" for multi threading benchmark and compare results between platforms such as Windows and Linux. But how to compare single thread 7z benchmark on Ubuntu? :) I found no documentation ...
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Missing GUI application for 7-Zip?

I installed 7-Zip from Software Center, but where is the GUI application? Original question asked by a user: ich habe 7Zip aus dem Softwarecentrum installiert, finde aber kein Symbol zum ...
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7z “ultra” settings for zip format

7z "ultra" settings for .7z format are: 7z a -t7z -m0=lzma -mx=9 -mfb=64 -md=32m -ms=on What are the "ultra" settings for .zip format (using 7z)?
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Is there a utility to extract/compress files using any type of archiving algorithm?

Usually I use tar for *.tar archives, zip/unzip for *.zip, 7z for *.7z , etc... Is there an über utility that combine all algorithms? Here is pseudo usage of this utility: Extracting: $ unpack *....
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7z “is not supported archive” while updating an archive

While updating an archive we are getting this error: $ 7za u -pPasswored -mhe=on -r -m0=lzma -mx=9 -mfb=64 -md=32m '-x!temp' filename.7z /home/software Error: XXXXXXX.7z is not supported archive ...
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What is the difference between different “compression” systems?

I've always used TAR and ZIP for compression, but recently I have heard about the *.Z compression algorithm. This brought up a question for me: With all of these compression systems, which one is ...
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GUI based options: Advanced Archiving “Zip 7z etc…”

Does a graphical archive manager exist for linux that has the advanced settings that 7z and others have on windows? Something with settings like "Use here as temp" "thread count to use" "Memory to ...
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Corrupted 7z file

I recently wanted to try out Fedora. So I transfered all my files to it via USB. Then I got frustrated with it, placed all my files in a 7z archive and then copied them back to the drive. Now, every ...
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how to extract tar.7z files from command line? [duplicate]

Is there a way to extract files of tar.7z format using command line tools in Ubuntu?
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Best container/compressor for nesting

Is there a format, such as 7zip, zip, tar.gz etc that that 'glues' pre-compressed folders together quickly? At the moment, it appears that archiving pre-compressed files/folders has very little ...
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Which archive format does not read/extract whole archive when extracting single file?

As the title states, I have a few large archives (currently in .7z and .tar.gz format) stored on a remote location which I access via sshfs. I often find myself needing to extract one or two files ...
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how to zip two files using 7zip via command line option

how to zip two files using 7zip via command line option. i want zip both files versioninfo.ini and Summary.xml with name Local.zip exmple 7za a -t7z Local.7z versioninfo.ini Summary.xml (not ...
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I need help unpacking evolution-3.8.0.tar.xz

When I right-click the file and click run, I am told: There is no application installed for “Tar archive (XZ-compressed)” files. Do you want to search for an application to open this file? When I ...
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How do I search a folder for all zip files, unzip them, then 7-zip the root folder as 1 large zip?

I have a problem. I need to compress a root folder, but it has a lot of ZIP/BZIP/TAR files in its subfolders. Can someone show me a script that will search and unzip each subfolder's zip file and then ...