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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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How can I uncompress a *.7z file?

How can I uncompress a *.7z file in Ubuntu and keep the directory structure?
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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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How to install 7zip to extract rar files

How do I install 7zip through Terminal to extract rar files?
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How do I create tar.7z file from the command line?

I would like to zip up my homework from last year. How do I tar and zip the whole folder from command line Ubuntu (I don't have GUI).
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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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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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What is a Linux equivalent to pkzip or winzip or the GUI version of 7zip?

GUI-based applications like PKZIP and winzip (and the GUI version of 7z/7zip) let us browse around our directories and create a compressed file that contains lots of different directories and files, ...
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7z “ultra” settings for zip format

7z "ultra" settings for .7z format are: 7z a -t7z -m0=lzma -mx=9 -mfb=64 -md=32m -ms=on What are the "ultra" settings for .zip format (using 7z)?
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What is the difference between different “compression” systems?

I've always used TAR and ZIP for compression, but recently I have heard about the *.Z compression algorithm. This brought up a question for me: With all of these compression systems, which one is ...
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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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Does 7zip work with archive manager?

Yesterday I installed 7zip on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I was able to extract a .rar file by using the Archive Manager. Right click -> Extract Here Today I decided to reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Then I ...
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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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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 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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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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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 *....
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Is there an archiver/ file manager providing multiple information during archive extraction?

I would like one that would provide during action some more information like percentage and speed. When archives are big the process takes a lot of time and resources, and the computer seem to lag, ...
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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 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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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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Installed 7zip. Not working. And when removing, it says to remove Fileroller as well

I installed 7zip today from software centre but it won't showed up in launch bar (side bar). I did a lot but failed to open 7zip "window" from any where. I clicked it in dash but then I was sent to ...
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Missing GUI application for 7-Zip?

I installed 7-Zip from Software Center, but where is the GUI application? Original question asked by a user: ich habe 7Zip aus dem Softwarecentrum installiert, finde aber kein Symbol zum öffnen ...
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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 do I search a folder for all zip files, unzip them, then 7-zip the root folder as 1 large zip?

I have a problem. I need to compress a root folder, but it has a lot of ZIP/BZIP/TAR files in its subfolders. Can someone show me a script that will search and unzip each subfolder's zip file and then ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to run a single thread 7z benchmarking using the command line?

I can run "7z -b" for multi threading benchmark and compare results between platforms such as Windows and Linux. But how to compare single thread 7z benchmark on Ubuntu? :) I found no documentation ...
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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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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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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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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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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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how to zip two files using 7zip via command line option

how to zip two files using 7zip via command line option. i want zip both files versioninfo.ini and Summary.xml with name Local.zip exmple 7za a -t7z Local.7z versioninfo.ini Summary.xml (not ...
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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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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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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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How to extract multiple .7z files with password? (GUI preferred)

I have lots of .7z files, all with the same password. How can I extract them all easily? The default GUI in Ubuntu 12.04 is asking for the password for each file, which is too slow and annoying.
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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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I need help unpacking evolution-3.8.0.tar.xz

When I right-click the file and click run, I am told: There is no application installed for “Tar archive (XZ-compressed)” files. Do you want to search for an application to open this file? When I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to make 7zip behave like bzip (to zip a file and delete the original)?

I like to use bzip to zip up files because it deletes the original and leaves the new file. How can I use 7zip to zip up a file and delete the original after it is done zipping?
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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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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 ...