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Splitting a large text file every x pattern repeats

I'm trying to split a large file every x patterns without success, how I can achieve that? The file structure: > ASDF ABCDEFGHIJKWERQWEWQYASTRDTAYDGAHSFDTS > QWERT ...
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Linux- split large files in smaller chunks and append .txt to the smaller pieces

I have been trying to split a large file using the splitcommand but along with this I need to do the following: split a number of files in a directory add an extension .txt to the smaller chunks ...
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How to play Left 4 Dead 2 in split screen with two controllers?

I would like to know if anybody managed to play L4D2 in split screen under Ubuntu/Linux with 2 controllers and how it was achieved. I tried a lot of time using different guides like this one; split ...
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Ending up with four screens on my laptop display - can't do anything

Just got a new ASUS laptop and every things good with it for the most part. But when I booted from a Ubuntu USB, I believe it was 14.04.3 or later, before the logo even loaded I was left with two ...
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a2ps splits both words and lines

a2ps is not working for me. It splits words and sometimes lines. Li ke this. I have looked over the rather extensive documentation and can't find anything. -E isn't helping. This makes it ...
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How to split the lines in a text file into two consecutive lines in a new file?

I have a find -exec grep command pair that groups path/filename.ext:ln#:line contents on a single line. I want to divide the line into two consecutive lines in a second file. The consecutive lines ...
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Multiwindow screen

I want to create ./console, which will show four screen splitted vertical and horizontal. How can I do it? I tried: screen -rD s1 screen -S s1 -X split but it doesn't split. Why? CTRL-a and :split ...
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Re-encoding through FFMPEG

How do I run this command on splitting files, but with re-encoding to MP4 as shown in earlier post? And when splitting the file, how do I avoid hogging the system's resources (especially if it's a ...
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Split a large video file into small clips 15 sec each

How do I split a large mp4 file using ffmpeg, into smaller clips, which are 15 seconds each. Kindly advice/suggest please. Thanks, Dominic
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Unzipping splitted zip archive

I've a zip file (7.9 GB) on my ubuntu server which created with this command : zip -9 -r sc.zip FOLDER/ And then split it to 2 parts split -b 4294966367 -d sc.zip sc-part Now I have sc-part00 ...
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How do I split my unified root & home folder after installing Ubuntu?

I need some help over here. I want to split my Ubuntu partition (which contains the root and the home folder) to two separate partitions, so I could only move my root partition to my SSD afterwards. ...
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Name files after split command

there is a large file I split in bash. I am using split -l 20000 -d "job1" "job1" where job 1 is the input file - how can I change the naming of the output so that it produces ...
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Creating 2 zip parts starting from specific byte

I have a 7 GB directory on my server and I want to download it to my PC. I've archived it with this command: zip -9 -r sc.zip FOLDER/ I downloaded it to my PC . But ZIP file larger than 4 GB gives ...
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Split multiple files at same time to custom pieces

I need to split multiple files of one exension recursively (does the subdirectories at same time), the first piece of each file should be 3mb and the rest of the file is in the second part. Both ...
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split a file based on pre-defined set of rows

I want to split a text file according to a pre-defined set of rows. For example. I have a file a b c d e f And then I have the following sets of rows (these could be stored however it is more ...
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mount split disk image in raw format

i have a NAS (qnap) where i hosted a LUN a year ago, where i stored some backup data. I made a backup of the lun in raw format (functionality of the nas) and deleted the lun. yesterday i found out, ...
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split big text file (10GB) with split command a) with a minimum size of the output file (40MB) and b) after a specific string (</record>)

I'm new to the shell and got nobody to ask. Thank you very much! I got big text file (10GB, .xml, contains over 1 million tags like this: <record>text</record>) which I splitted into ...
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avconv gives error when trying to split a file in since 14.04 upgrade

I use the following command to split a file, but since an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 it gives an error. The resulting file only contains audio, no video. avconv -i cam.mp4 -ss 00:14:00 -t 00:28:00 ...
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Any alternative to XTerm with splitting and tabs?

XTerm is great because I can view images inside it in w3m or ranger. However, as a terminal it does not support tabs or splitting. Is there an alternative that works like XTerm but supports splitting ...
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I want to split sound

I would like to split sound between skype and games/music/system. I want skype to use headphones plugged in, and system to use speakers. Is that possible? Microphone - mic in PINK Headphones - audio ...
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Document Sorting Section

I have some sample data below (call it test.txt). I would like to split this big document into 3 documents by searching the first two digits in the 4th column. I'm pretty new with Linux (Lubuntu ...
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How do I split a multi-page tif file?

I have big 100+ page tif files and would like to be able to split it at a specified page. there are excellent tools for doing this with pdfs. I'm looking for something similar for tif images, both ...
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Working with byobu splits

Is there a way to start automatically a window with multiple splits running their own application using byobu? am using tmux as the backend. Also, how do i select the content of a split for pasting ...
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Can I discover the format of archive?

Not long I have decided to make a compress of my archives .deb / tar.gz, on only one archive. No problem I compress, and I used split command to break that archive in many parts to (upload - backup) ...
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two monitors without mirroring

I have a trouble - I have ubuntu 13.04 with Cinnamon installed, and when I connect to monitor, it makes this: I want it to make two split monitors with same dimensions. Is it possible to make it? ...
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bash: cd: /sda5: No such file or directory

I have files in sda5 drive but when i tried to navigate into it, it gives me below error: ~$ cd /media /media$ cd /sda5 bash: cd: /sda5: No such file or directory /media$ ls 003C-91E4 ...
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Is possible to split an nautilus window in horizontal?

The window splits vertically when we press the F3 key, it's possible to split the window horizontally?
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Piping with SSH and split the file

Im using tar zcf - stuff | ssh user@server 'cat > data.tar.gz' Is there a way to split the file on transfer? Something like this: tar zcf - stuff | split -b 5G | ssh user@server 'cat > ...
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Split monitor in two

Is there a way to split a single monitor in two, so that the two halves will be treated as separate monitors? This means that windows should fill half the screen when maximized. Also, gnome panels ...
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Split a large XML file by a certain node into smaller files

I've got a XML file with 1GB (about 6000000 Lines). The goal is to split this file into smaller .xml files with more or less 20000 lines each. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> ...
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Gnome classic split screen plugin

How do i get Gnome classic to have a split screen? I want it to be like it is in Unity where if i drag something to the side it maximizes its size to cover just half the screen, and then drag ...
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how to split all the files in a directory in to 4gb files to a different directory?

I have a directory containing several large files that are each greater than 4gb. I want to copy all of those files to a different directory (happens to be a fat32 usb drive mounted), but split the ...
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Can I make one monitor act like two, split in half

Context: Ubuntu 11.10, Unity Let's say I have a screen at resolution 1000x500. What I'd like to do is split the screen down the middle so [Unity or X or ?] acts as if there are two displays (each of ...
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“cat: write error: File too large” when trying to join 7GB backup

I have a 7gb .iso file, and I want to move it to a secondary HDD I have connected on my computer, first I tried to move the entire file and it failed saying the file was too large. I noticed always ...
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Change default location of programs / users

I just bought a new SSD hard drive and want to minimize writing to the drive by moving users and applications to another 1TB hard drive. Windows 7 accomplishes this fairly easily. I want to know how ...
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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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How to split larger files into smaller parts?

I have a large file (8GB for Example). How can I split it into multiple parts, let's say 3 equal parts, and after that how do I integrate them later?