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Forgotten password on compressed file

Two years ago, I did some data recovery for a client, and created a 7z compressed file with a password on the file. I have since forgotten the password i put on the file, the original hard drives are ...
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Extract a rar file with a password that contains special characters

How can I extract a rar file with a password that contains special characters like ', ", `, /, \, ^, (space), !, ?, {, }, [, ], $, &, %, *, ~, :, ,, <, >, etc. Here is an example of PASSWORD ...
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Will mounting a btrfs volume with compress=no decompress already compressed data?

If not, how may the data be decompressed? Will defrag process decompress files?
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archive manager delets files?

I have an old folder that I compressed with rar. Each file is about 50MB, and there are 30 total rar files. I have used no password of any kind. When I try to "extract here" Archive manager starts to ...
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How can I open a .gz.td file?

I have a file named IBM Quickstart Linux.gz.td, which I am having trouble extracting. Archive Manager says that it is not supported. How do I extract .gz.td files in Ubuntu 15.04?
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QuickTime and a decompressor are needed to see this picture

I have a LibreOffice Impress file, which I downloaded from the internet. Most probably it was made with something equivalent on a Mac, since all the pictures are replaced with this message: "...
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Cannot open AR archive file!

I have compressed couple of files and folders (mostly photos) using 'Archive Manager' on Ubuntu 14.04. During compression I've selected file type as AR from the drop-down selector. Now when I'm ...
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Extracting a tar ball fails with “Cannot open: Not a directory”

I am trying to extract an tarball, I keep getting this error tar: mediatek/custom/common/lk/lcm/bp101wx1_n/bp101wx1_n.c: Cannot open: Not a directory tar: mediatek/custom/common/lk/lcm/hsd070idw1/...
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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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Problems unraring a split file in ubuntu 12.04

I installed rar but when i run unrar x -e file_name.part01.rar I get the error message "Failed". Can someone tell me what I'm doing wrong. I'm pretty new to ubuntu.
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bzcat to delete compressed file

By default, bzcat (or, equivalently, bzip2 -dc or bunzip2 -c) will keep the source (compressed file) and not delete it. Is there a flag or other means (besides thereafter manually rming the file) to ...
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How to read/mount a .gz.dd image file?

I have a partition file (a .gz.dd file) that I need to read the files from. I'm new to Linux and I don't know how I can read/mount .dd files in Ubuntu. Would you guys tell me the procedure of reading ...