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Compression or Decompression

My question is that if I have two files suppose : file_1.gz and file_2.gz then can I compress these to files into another compressed file ex file_1+2.gz (Just a name.) The catch is that I dont ...
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3answers
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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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1answer
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Unrar fails when accents are present in filenames

I have the rar package installed. Double clicking on .rar files opens the file in Archive manager. It works fine when folders or files use only characters with no accentuation, but if there is some ...
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4answers
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
293 views

How to archive with ignoring files larger than 100MB

I'm trying to archive files with tar and ignoring files larger than 100MB. Is that possible? PS: Not have to use tar.
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1answer
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How do I archive/compress files using the right click menu in Nautilus-elementary?

In Lucid, after selecting a bunch of files, when you right-clicked on the selection in the file manager, you could select compress and a nice simple window came up for doing just that. In Oneiric, I ...
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5answers
3k views

Command line archive manager / extracter

I keep forgetting all the corresponding extract commands for every compression format. So I was thinking about writing a script that merely maps file extensions to the appropriate extract command. ...
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4answers
3k views

Compress and split files in Nautilus

If you right click a file in Nautilus and select Compress, then you get a dialog where you can choose a compression format and a filename. If you click on Advanced, then there are settings to split ...
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1answer
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Error compressing files in /var/www with to .7z with password protection

I am making a website that I run with apache from var/www, I have stopped the apache server and closed gvim, but when I right click on compress, select .7z compression with password. I get an error: ...