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Uncompress file using bunzip2

I want to decompress a file, I wrote this command: bunzip2 linux-source-4.15.0.tar.bz2 and I got this: bunzip2: Input file linux-source-4.15.0.tar.bz2 is not a normal file. I want to know exactly ...
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Cannot upgrade software on ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.4.0-1087-aws x86_64) due to dependency issues

I am running ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.4.0-1087-aws x86_64) on an AWS EC2 t3a.nano instance. When I accessed my box over SSH, I see this: Welcome to Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.4.0-1087-aws ...
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Problem with a front end of compressed files

I need to make a frontend for compressed files, the idea is that if you receive a gz or bz2 file, uncompress it with gunzip and bunzip2. If what you receive is a tar.gz or a tar.b2 you should unpack ...
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Configuring the kernel of recent version “Input file linux-source-4.15.0.tar.bz2 is not a normal file” [duplicate]

I am trying to configure the kernel for my test device driver development, but it's not possible to create a custom kernel. How can we get around the problem shown below? praveen@praveen-HP-Laptop-...
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append or remove file from tar and tar.gz

I want to append files to foo.tar: tar -rvf foo.tar IMG_1807.MOV this works, but when I want to remove files: tar -dvf foo.tar IMG_1807.MOV doesn't work. It shows the output: Terminal:~/Desktop$ ...
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gzip 2 files into one file

I want to gzip two or more files into one file, I checked this and this but both have files like: n1.txt, n2.txt, ... but my filenames are completely different, like: file.mp4, bar.txt, foo.jpeg and I ...
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Why is cmake not finding an installed package?

I'm trying to build this repo for neural networks implemented in CUDA. I've followed the instructions in that link and performed the following actions on a shell: git clone https://github.com/...
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File bigger after using bzip2 than before

Why does my file look bigger after using bzip2 than before? $ cat ff~ SBFF SBFF SBFF $ ls -l ff~ -rw-r--r-- 1 josef mygroup 36 Mar 15 12:56 ff~ $ bzip2 -v ff~ ff~: 0.750:1, 10.667 bits/byte, -...
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bzip2 error ubuntu 16.04 (xenial)

I downloaded a file from lynx sources site: http://invisible-mirror.net/archives/lynx/tarballs/?C=M;O=D Specifically this file: lynx2.8.8rel.2.tar.bz2 (tried several from the site). When I apply ...
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Unpacking bz2 with tar

Extremely new to the command line (read: no clue what I'm doing), so I have been trying to teach myself some basic commands by doing some run of the mill stuff. Currently trying to install Marathon on ...
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Confusion between archiving and compressing?

I am confused about archiving and compression and I am going to write what I think is correct. Here are the commands that I wish to get a better understanding of: tar –c file > file.tar tar –cf ...
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Where can I find bunzip (not bunzip2)?

I have an old bzip file that I need to unpack. However, I can only seem to find bunzip2, which does not read this bzip file. I have not been able to find any program that handles bzip files. Is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - apt get errors

need some help. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and when I ran sudo apt-get install -f I get the following errors - kindly assist. Unpacking linux-image-3.13.0-57-generic (3.13.0-57.95) ... dpkg-deb (...
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Why I can't uncompress a .bz2 file using tar?

So I have this wikipedia dump sized at about 10gb and named as "enwiki-latest-pages-articles.xml.bz2". I have been trying the following commands in the terminal to unzip the dump: tar jxf enwiki-...
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Install native-bzip2 on Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently tried to build Hadoop 2.4 to use it's native libraries. And when I check that if hadoop is really using it. I get the following warning : WARN bzip2.Bzip2Factory: Failed to load/...
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apt-get update gives bzip2 error on fresh Ubuntu 12.04(LTS) in Virtual Box version 4.2.18 [duplicate]

A fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04(LTS) onto Virtual Box 4.2.18 seems to go well, however, I receive a bzip2 related error when trying to update. I was hoping a seasoned Ubuntu expert could help me ...
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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 integrate manually installed app into the desktop?

By manually installed, I mean downloaded as a .bz2 file and extracted into my home directory. What should I do so that it's available from the dash and so I won't have to go to the directory and click ...
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Any linux command to perform parallel decompression of tar.bz2 file?

I have a rather large file (~50GB) and it takes some time to run tar xvf file.tar.bz2 on it. I'm aware of programs that can do parallel compression for bzip2 files but unaware of programs that can ...
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How to archive files with multiple conditions?

How do I find all files in a folder(including subfolders) with extension jpg or bmp, with size between 6 and 46 kilobytes, last modified between 11 and 19 June 2011 or between 24 July and 2 August ...
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What should I rely on lbzip2 or pbzip2?

As bzip2 claims to compress best (in size), I decided to use it. The working server can offer 24 (virtuals) CPUs (4 real X5650 @ 2.67GHz) - and thus I decided to look for parallel variants. Using ...
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What's the best way to use parallel bzip2 and gzip by default?

Bzip2 and gzip only use one core, although many computers have more than one core. But there are programs like lbzip2, pbzip2 and pigz, which use all available cores and promise to be compatible with ...