Questions tagged [7zip]

For questions relating to the installation of or use of the 7zip program, provided by the `p7zip-full` package. 7zip is a file archiving application able to compress to and extract a variety of formats.

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Safe archieving on Linux [on hold]

I am a windows user for many years. Since the my favorite Windows XP support ending I was using Windows 7. It is a good OS indeed. But next years it will lose the support as well. Moving to Windows ...
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7z cli: Extract multiple files with same password

My filelist in work dir: '[CASO] SHIROBAKO [01][Ma10p_1080p][x265_2flac].rar' '[CASO] SHIROBAKO [02][Ma10p_1080p][x265_2flac].rar' '[CASO] SHIROBAKO [03][Ma10p_1080p][x265_2flac].rar' '[CASO] ...
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How to open large archive (tgz) files?

I am switching from Windows to Ubuntu. In Windows, I was using a program for backup which was creating .7z files. It is fast and easy to restore a few files from a huge 7zip archive. In Ubuntu, ...
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How to update 7-Zip on Ubuntu

The version of my 7-Zip on my Ubuntu is 16.02. However, this is not the newest version by far. Calling sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get upgrade doesn't help. Is it just that the 7-Zip package is ...
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snap version of 7zip GUI cannot view or edit a file stored in a ZIP archive

I am switching from Windows to Ubuntu. I need to open and view a file stored in an old 7z archive file. To do this, I installed P7zip - Desktop (P7ZIP 16.02 [64-bit]) to my Ubuntu Desktop notebook. I ...
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WSL1804 (universe enabled): Can't install p7zip-full

I need to use 7z on wsl-ub1804, so I try to install it through sudo apt-get install p7zip-full but it failed. I've check ubuntu packages so I'm sure that it's there. I've check other question, and ...
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7z on Ubuntu 18.10 backslashes in zip not interpreted as subdirectory

I have an issue with 7z on Ubuntu when trying to extract zips from Windows. The problem is that when I extract a zip with backslashes I get a directory in which every sub-directory is '\Subdir\file....
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beginner stymied getting Ubuntu 18.10 Studio to open 7zip files or load 7zip archive program

I need help setting up my new Pianoteq 6 Stage on my pc with a brand new Ubuntu Studio operating system. I think it is version Ubuntu 18.10. I am stymied by the inability to get my new Ubuntu ...
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Where did my 7zip archive go?

I tried to use 7zip to create an archive for a folder. It compressed all the files and said everything was ok. but I could not find the archive inside the directory containing the folder. Here are my ...
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Cannot Install p7zip in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

Currently i am using an instance on Google cloud platform and in Ubuntu 16.04 I am able to install p7zip to extract .7z files, but on Ubuntu 18.04 I get the following error: Package p7zip-full is not ...
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Nautilus 7z compression

I know p7zip package is not installed by default on Ubuntu 18.04. Still Nautilus is able to create 7z archives. How is this possible?
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Command not found after installing p7zip

Just getting started with Linux/Ubuntu. I installed 7z but the command is not found. I restarted the computer to hopefully refresh commands but that didn't help either. Here is what I did: sudo apt-...
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Is there a way to hide files after compressed?

I've been trying to encrypt some data with 7za (don't even know if it's secure enough) but, even after encryption and compressing, it would be possible to check which files my compressed file contains....
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Nautilus can't extract password protected 7zip files

Upon right clicking the 7z-file and selecting "Extract Here", the cursor changes to a progress animation. Nothing else happens, but the system becomes somewhat slow. Nautilus and gnome-shell processes ...
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Can't install latest p7zipfull

Can't find the latest installer for 7zip. Terminal installs one thats 6+ years old. Latest version is 16.02, terminal install 9.2. Does anybody have a link to the latest compatible ubuntu installer
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How can I recursively zip files in their own folder?

I have the following directory structure: /Data - file 1 - file 2 /Folder1 - file 3 - file 4 /Folder2 - file 5 - file 6 /Folder3 - file 7 - file 8 In Linux I ...
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7z zip several different folders

I have following line to zip/backup my home folder sudo 7z a -p /backups/`date "+%Y%m%d"`.backup.7z ~ Please advise how would I add another folder in the same line to be backed up? Currently it is ...
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Does anyone know when Tar will Compress to .7z in the future? (It does xz compression, but when will it do 7zip -mx=9 compression?) [closed]

I use tar cvfpJ to do my maximum linux compression, but I want tar to do the 7zip compression in the future (instead of having to install p7zip). Do you guys know if this is in the plans for the ...
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7z command line with highest encryption: AES-256 + Encrypting the Filenames

I had a question. Im trying to backup and encrypt files, but using the more recent aes256 or aes512 encryption. 1) I heard 7z defaults to aes128, I want to use the best one (aes256... i think?), how ...
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How to create an encrypted archive in GNOME 3.22?

I have a system running Ubuntu GNOME 16.10 with GNOME 3.22 and I would like to create an encrypted 7z or zip archive, however when I right-click on a file, or folder, or a group of those I just get ...
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update function letter in 7zip

I was trying to learn some of the function letters in 7zip. But i got stuck at 'u' (update) function letter which tells about updation in an archived file. It only updates about the content of file ...
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Most efficient way to encrypt files? [closed]

So I have a Raspberry Pi 2 Model 2 with an external HDD attached to it. I wonder which is the most efficient way to encrypt large files (~10GB). I have been using 7zip to add the files to a password-...
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How to extract files from a split 7zip archive ended by .001 and .002?

I have two files data.7z.001 and data.7z.002. l tried to extract them using : 7z e asdf data.7z.001 l got this error 7-Zip [64] 9.20 Copyright (c) 1999-2010 Igor Pavlov 2010-11-18 p7zip ...
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Extract multiple iso files to one directory

I have downloaded a CD that is divided into 3 .iso files I want to extract the three as one folder I tried to do 7z on it but it fails and I couldn't figure out how to get that to work.
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“An error occurred while loading the archive” when extracting Kali Linux.7z on Ubuntu

I'm downloading Kali Linux 2016.1 for Virtual Box, which only had a torrented .7z file available, but I'm not able to extract it with Archive manager or p7zip. After installing sudo apt-get install ...
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How to undo rar archive extraction?

How to undo rar archive extraction? Incorrectly extracted with 7z utility, multiple errors, dirty extraction with "unsupported method".
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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 {} \; to ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 "-x!...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 to 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, one ...
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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 *....