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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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How do I extract test line by line from a text file in terminal?

So I have a .sh script that needs to wget a lot of files. I have a text file set up like this http://www.website.com/w4w4wbvert9rtr/video.mp4 http://www.website.com/wserteg444gs4r/video.mp4 ...
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Extract a few names from a File

So, my Problem is that I have a file with a lot of names in it, and I want to extract Information by using a command. I want a few of the Names starting with a specific last name..for example "d". ...
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How to use a file extracted from .dmg file?

I have extracted a .dmg file into .img file following the accepted answer of this question. At last I mounted it and extracted to /mnt directory. That .dmg file was a software. But now how I can ...
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extracting data from a text file

I am trying to extract a data (temperature) from a text file downloaded from wget. eg. wget http://www.weatherzone.com.au/sa/adelaide/adelaide How to I extract the information which is "18.6" from ...
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Cannot access files after extracting from .zip in Ubuntu 14.04

So, I recently switched from Windows to Linux. I'm still a beginner at this so be easy and please be very clear. Before I made the switch, I transfered all of my important files (about 8GB in total) ...
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simple tar and extract command

I am new to Ubuntu (terminal especially) and I am experimenting with the tar command. I have created a /test folder containing one single /test.txt file at /var/www/html/test/test.txt. I would like ...
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Can't extract archives in GUI anymore

I could always easily extract archives (like .tar.xz and etc.) via the GUI... All I had to do was to right-click the archive and select "Extract here" and it would extract the archive in a sec... but ...
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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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CRC error during extraction of downloaded compressed tar. Tar file is intact

I have downloaded a compressed file from http://ds.arm.com/downloads/. File details are DS500-BN-00019-r5p0-21rel1.tgz(64 bit) When I try to extract this file using the following command tar -zxvf ...
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Installing SHOUTcast on Ubuntu Server 12.04

I'm new to Ubuntu, so please forgive me. I need to install a SHOUTcast server on the machine. Currently, I have the file "sc_serv2_linux_x64_11_29_2013.tar.gz" on a flash drive. How can I copy the ...
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Error when extracting lzma tar ball in terminal tar : “Unexpected EOF in archive”

xz: (stdin): Unexpected end of input tar: Unexpected EOF in archive tar: Unexpected EOF in archive tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now What does this mean? What I entered: sudo tar --lzma ...
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Rhythmbox Extract Speed

How can you specify the extract speed in Rhythmbox 3.1? I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 64bit and Rhythmbox's extract speed is really slow ripping a music CD. How do you speed that up? Thanks
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How do I gunzip all files recursively in a target directory?

I'd like to know what is the command to use to gunzip all files in a target directory recursively? I tried to use the unzip command but it didn't work. I tried the command from Unzip all zip files in ...
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Extract images from a pdf file as vector images [duplicate]

I have a .pdf file and I want to extract images in vector supported format from this file, so that when I zoom in and out the image does not go blury. I am certain the images contained within the pdf ...
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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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Why all zip files should be marked as executable?

I can extract any .zip file by right clicking on it and choosing Extract here. I'm also able to open any .rar .tar.gz and etc files without extracting them (access its inside files by opening the .rar ...
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Getting rid of the p7m file extension

The internet has not been helpful this time. I have a zip archive that also has a p7m extension. How can I lose that extension so that I can view the files? Any help is appreciated. Than you!
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Trying to get Edimax EW-7822UAC USB wireless adapter driver to install [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, which seems unfortunate, as the instructions in the package are written for 12.04. So, like a trooper, I try to follow the instructions anyway. The first block I hit is in ...
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How can i extract a file in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a zip file ( which is named ccnx-0.7.0.tar.gzip) and a related sha file( which is named ccnx-0.7.0.tar.gz.SHA1). i downloaded them from "https://www.ccnx.org/software-archives/#" how can i ...
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Compressing a folder (tar) without its containing directory in the foldername

I am trying to compress a folder with tar command. When i trying to compress it , it works fine the problem is with the file name. source path : /data/file/ destination path : ...
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I am trying to Extract a .zip.part file

Actually i downloaded a Canon MF4410 Driver for Linux. I got a .zip.part file, and the unzip command in the trermianl doesn't work with it. i was wondering how could it be possible to extract such a ...
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How to extract mutiple .zip.part files where one of the files is a .bin

Hope somehow can help me with this situation: For an installation of a program I have about 10 .zip.part files. In every zip.part file is another .rar file. In the first .zip.part there is a .rar file ...
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curl to tar to zip not working properly

I am wanting to download an tar.gz archive, extract it and compress it into a zip file in one command. Reason for this is to be independent from temporary files. The command I use: curl -L "someURL" ...
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How to Install Mathematica 10 on Ubuntu 14.04 Step by Step (I Am Brand Spanking New to Ubuntu)

I am trying to install Mathematica 10 on Ubuntu 14.04, I have acquired the program in the downloads folder but I am unable to extract the file upon right clicking and hitting "extract here". I did ...
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How to convert the iso file into rar or zip or tar?

Is there anyway to extract iso or convert that to zip or rar or tar file? actually I have a big iso file on my remote server so I just want a file from it not all of that, unfortunately I have not ...
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Is there a way to configure all files in a folder using a particular software?

Im using openSMILE software to extract features from an audio file. My work involves extracting mfcc featues from a .WAV file (to obtain a .mfcc file). Default code to convert the file is as ...
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Why is this error occurring when extracting sfx files?

I'm trying to extract an .sfx file. but when i use the chmod u+x command, I simply recieve this output. Please help me. I'm a noob with ubuntu, and linu ...
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How to extract Synopsys .tz files on ubuntu

I have downloaded some tar fies for my CAD tools( from their site ). When I extracted my tar, it gave out .tz files. How can I extract files from them or isn't it a tar archive ? Please help me.
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Extracting multiple rpm files and overwrite existing files

I have a bunch of rpm files in a directory, where all rpm files are extracted as /usr/.. I would like to extract all rpm files and overwrite existing files. I normally do that with file-roller -f ...
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Combining .rar extraction [duplicate]

I've recently downloaded 7 .rar files which needs to get extracted and to output only one file. How do I to make them extract only one output and to do not extract 7 files, please? Thanks in advance! ...
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how to extract multiple zipped and rar files recursively?

I have a folder ExampleFolder which contains many zipped folders. These zipped folders also contains multiple zipped folders. How to go through ExampleFolder and extract all of its zipped folders ...
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How to extract xyz.arc file in ubuntu? [duplicate]

How do I extract a .ARC file in Ubuntu?
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How to extract audio from video ?? (Not converting video into audio file ???) [closed]

It sounds strange to ask this question as it has been asked before. However the answers only refer to converting video files into audio files. I would like to get into the container and separate the ...
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Why am I not able to open or extract .zip files? How can I fix this?

Many times since I have gotten ubuntu on my Samsung Chromebook (That itself being a grueling process) I have tried to extract files. But, every time, no matter what .zip file I am trying to extract, ...
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Operation Not permitted when Logged in Using Admini

i installed Ubuntu 13.10 .i logged in with Administrator account.when i right click on tar file and click on Extract here.its giving me error.Operation Not permitted.can any one please tell what's ...
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When extracting an ISO, it warns of low disk space, but I have 15 gigs at least. No idea what to do

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I tried bleachbit, tweak, and all sorts of things. I removed old kernels, orphan files, cleared cache, just almost everything you can think of. I deleted programs, and games I ...
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Problem with extracting tar.gz files

I was downloading something today and when I tried to extract it, a window pop out saying : An error ocurred while extracting files. Error setting owner: operation not permitted I'm running Ubuntu ...
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Error While Extracting files - “Error setting owner”

I'm using Xubuntu 13.10. Downloaded Eclipse. Tried to extract the tar file and I got the error as seen in the image. I have tried the following: Opened it up in the archive manager. It opens up ...
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How to extract audio from Webm without transcoding?

Audio within mp4 and flv files is AAC, and a proper container for that is m4a. So, in order to extract sound from mp4 and flv I use a command like gnome-terminal -e "parallel avconv -i '{}' -map 0:1 ...
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Gimp (GAP) on Ubuntu 10.04 [closed]

There's a picture of what comes up. This comes up every time I try to extract videorange. I've tried .mp4, .MPG, and .flv files and it says the same thing each time. I looked it up on youtube, and ...
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Restoring a Unix Tar File with Ubuntu

I have all of these old DDS3 and DDS4 tapes that I need to restore the files off of. The only information that I really know is that they were put on the tapes about 10 to 20 years ago using Digital ...
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Unpack a war file to a destination folder

I know how to simply unzip a zip file to destination folder, just type the following command line in terminal: unzip file.zip -d /folder/destination Obviously -d option points out the destination ...
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Extract documents from EXE file

My school provide us with a free training software which includes all the stuff we need for study but the problem is that it comes in EXE format so i was thinking is there any way to extract the ...
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Problem with extracting a .tar.gz file

I've downloaded a '.tar.gz' file from here. File size is 152 MB. The downloaded file size is 450 MB on my computer !! I tried to extract that file but I get below error : gzip: stdin: invalid ...
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How can I extract sound drivers from Suse for use in Ubuntu?

So I have a bit of a dilemma, I want to use Ubuntu on my home desktop. The problem is that I use a fancy sound card that Ubuntu doesn't support. I use an HT Omega Striker 7.1. The manufacturer only ...
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Stencyl wont extract? Ubuntu 12.10 64-bits

So, I'm on Ubuntu 12.10 64-bits, and I'm trying to get Stencyl to work. I have Stencyl-2.1.0.tar.gz, but when I try to extract it (like it says to do in the Stencyl download instructions) it gives me ...
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Open ebooks in Ubuntu 12.04

I have downloaded e-books in both electronic publication and mobile reader. In windows a program called 7zip extracts the files. Which program will do the same in Ubuntu 12.04?
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Why does a “Extract Here” context menu work incorrectly?

I'm a beginner in Linux. I extracted a android-ndk-r8e-linux-x86.tar.bz2 in Downloads directory with a "Extract Here" context menu. And I executed "ndk-build" command. Then I got an error message ...
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How to bulk-extract objects from swf (Adobe Flash) files with swfextract?

swftools are a unique set of tools but lack some user friendliness. They can't even iterate over provided objects: Only one file allowed. You supplied at least two. $ swfextract file.swf -i 1,2 ...