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Extracting is a term used in archive-management which means uncompressing the files and folders from the compressed format.

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Unpacking .lz format: what does this command do?

I'm trying to unpack Ubuntu Desktop's initial ramdisk (initrd.lz) to inspect some casper components. The lz format is indeed interesting, but what more surprises me is the unpacking method (that ...
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Extract iso, giving me errors thru 7zip and Mount

folderName$ 7z x HNm.iso is giving me this error: Error: HNm.iso: Can not open file as archive And when I try to mount it I get this error: mount: /mnt/iso: mount failed: Unknown error -1 Any help?...
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Extracting Multiple tar.gz files and copying the files present in sub directories into common folder

I have multiple tar.gz files in 1 folder In each tar.gz file, there are 2 folders named "Cscf & Cscf2", which further having 1 xml file each. So my requirement is xml files present in Cscf folder ...
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How to unrar a .rar file if I cannot install unrar?

How do I unrar a file if I cannot install unrar ? Below is the error message I got. sudo apt install unrar-free is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported.
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How to extract the file?

The following shell statement downloads a file: curl -s https://api.github.com/repos/kubernetes-sigs/kustomize/releases/latest |\ grep browser_download |\ grep $opsys |\ cut -...
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How to fix “Extract here” in context menu of Nautilus in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I have very strange problem with Nautilus on my fresh Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Gnome. When I try to use "Extract here" context menu of Nautilus on some zip archive (700 Mb+ size), it creates folder ...
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Unrar recursive in directory

My question is simple. Is it possible to unrar multiple rar files in diffrent directorys. Like - Folder 1 --Folder 1.1 ---File1.rar --Folder 1.2 ---File2.rar and that the file will be extracted in ...
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I want to extract a number from a file then perform simple mathematics operation then paste it to another file

Hello everybody please help me to write a script to do the below please: I want to open a text file named C60_GRM_box.gro (I copied the first lines from this file below) and then extract the second ...
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Access the DEB files contained in the ISO installation image

I have to access the entire archive of DEB files contained in the ISO installation image, I have just mounted the ISO image and after the "casper/filesystem.squashfs" file-system... sudo mkdir /media/...
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How to export annotations from qpdfview?

I have a pdf with annotations created from qpdfview but it seems that the annotations don't show up in other pdf editors. I tried other pdf editors both in linux and MacOS but nothing. qpdfview doesn'...
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Extract a specific pdf from a zip file with lots of pdfs

Given: Name and Location of Zip-File. Example: collectionOfPdfFiles2017.zip Zip File is a collection of PDFs without folder structure Name of PDF File in Zip-File. Example: someFileFrom2017.pdf ...
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Check sum error when extract files

I'm using Ubuntu 19.04 I was trying to extract some files. all the files were downloaded from internet. size is about 500 MB to 1.5 GB. all the time it is appearing "Checksum Error" what can do to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Extracting files “parsing filters is unsupported” [duplicate]

Running Ubuntu 18.04 on a laptop. I tried extracting a file(~700MB) using right click+extract here but got the following error message: The file contains mainly pdfs, but also text files, some ...
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A 100+ GB tar.gz file does not properly extract

I have downloaded a 120 GB dataset in a tar.gz using Download Accelerator Plus, and used the following command to extract it: tar -xvzf train_val2018.tar.gz The dataset, when extracted, should ...
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How do I get a list of unique names and the sum of numbers from each row containing this name, with 1 command?

The problem I have a log file with the following format: 2018/12/05 22:43:14 [ChestShop] User bought 1 Boat for 8.00 from Admin Shop at [...] -246, 65, 61 2019/01/02 10:09:38 [ChestShop] User sold ...
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How do I extract an ISO file?

I've seen tutorials online, but whenever I try the same thing as there it says that the file is not found? Does it have to be in a specific place or??? I've tried using p7zip (on terminal it shows ...
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How do I extraxt audio files from mkv files? TO DELET THE MUSIC IN THE BACKGROUND

I want to know how to get all the audio files from the mkv file. it has to be more than one file. SO I CAN DELETE THE MUSIC IN THE BACKGROUND of THE VIDEO. What software I can use? And how to use it? ...
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When extracting from an archive, how to stop “Files” to select the extracted folder(s) afterwards

I like to extract archives and delete them afterwards. Now, when I select one or more archives and "right-click -> extract here", after successful extraction, the extracted folder(s) is automatically ...
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tar -xvf file.tar.gz failed with: gzip:stdin:not in gzip format

I tar a set of files with command:tar -czvf file.tar.gz file/ then copy to usb (ext4 format), I checked that I can untar it. After I reinstall system(ubuntu 18.04) , when mount usb , some error ...
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How do I extract .cpk files in Ubuntu?

I have a .cpk file that needs to be extracted. So I tried to extract it in windows. But there are some illegal characters in that CPK file, so I couldn't open it. So, I tried to do it in Ubuntu. So, I ...
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How can I extract data from UNIX file?

I am beginner I would like to extract data ,which the file begins with "START OF TEC MAP" and ends with "END OF TEC MAP", from file. How can I get this specific interval? Which commands should I use? ...
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How install GNUCash in extract file mode? [duplicate]

I try to install GNUCash in extract file mode. The problem is that I don't find any INSTALL or MAKE file or any Configure folder at all. Here a link to the download on sourceforge : https://...
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Script to combine movie audio tracks in order to learn a language

I would like to build a special script to learn English from a movie (dvd, mkv ...). I would like to extract the audio part in my native language then in English and the subtitles with the timeline. ...
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How to extract multiple bits of information that appear on different lines within the same text file

I am trying to extract the sequence ID and cluster number that occur on different lines within the same text file. The input looks like >Cluster 72 0 319aa, >O311_01007... * >Cluster 73 0 ...
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What does Ununtu 17.10 invoke when I use “Extract here”?

I am using Ubuntu 17.10, with Unity. I have a zip file, which, when unzipped with "Extract here", produces error There was an error while extracting "file.zip". Error opening file "/path/to/file/...
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I don't have the permission to extract files

I downloaded SDL 2 few weeks ago and SDL_Image just yesterday. I would like now to extract SDL_Image to the SDL2 file (which is in usr/include/). But every time I try, I receive an error message ...
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How to unzip only the first few lines of a zip archive?

I have a zipped text file a.zip I want to read the first 10 lines of it. Is it possible to do that without unzipping the whole file?
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How would I extract a .img file

I am trying to extract a .img file (hard disk image with with Chromium OS on it). I have not been able to find any way to do this other than mounting it but that is not usable because it shows up as ...
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Can I extract a program or script from an ISO image or bootable drive? [duplicate]

Is it possible to extract a specific script from an .iso or bootable drive? I want to use a Ruby script would come pre-installed if I were using Kali Linux, but without actually using Kali Linux. ...
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How to extract a backup from old 1993 files from an IBM PS2?

Recently, I stumbled on some boxes of 3.5" diskettes from my Father's early 1990's PS2 with a postit note on saying "IBM PS2 Backup C:\ - 10/28/93" There were 25 discs in all and incredibly, using ...
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How to Install/execute JCrypTool on Ubuntu 14.04

I'd like to install/execute JCrypTool on my Ubuntu 14.04 How should I do it? -- info from comment -- I am using jcryptool-0.9.9-linux.gtk.x86.tar.gz, I have extracted it to home directory, but it ...
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Show content of huge txt/json file without extracting huge zip file

I got a zip file of ~400MB and within it there are certain txt/json files roughly in the range of 400MB - 1GB size. I simply want to view first 100 lines of a target file without extracting it from ...
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Cannot run executable after extracting tar.gz

(Ubuntu version : 17.04 Zesty Zapus) Hi, I have downloaded an IDE for C/C++ programming called "MinGW Developer Studio" from this link. After extracting the files to a folder, I cannot run the ...
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Extracting archive to root - Swift

I'm trying to install Swift on ubuntu 16.04; I've downloaded the archive and am ready to extract it, though I'm not entirely sure where I should extract it to. I was considering simply extracting it ...
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Is extracting a ISO file to USB the same method as creating a bootable USB? [closed]

I'm trying to create a bootable Ubuntu USB, so that I can boot Ubuntu on my PC. But since I have no other PC left, I'm stuck with just one option. To extract the ISO file directly to the USB using my ...
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Recursively extract rar files

I ran into a little problem when extracting rar files recursively. Im using this line find . -name '*.rar' -exec unrar e {} \; -exec rm {} \; && rm *.r* and it seems to work! But the problem ...
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extract and save subfiles from a gz file

EDIT: I used the command tar xvfz and everything is good now. I see a subfolder with all the files in it, just as i wanted to. First, please excuse me this is a stupid question, i am very new to ...
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How to extract data from web site through wget or curl

I need to extract the result of the table dinamically generated in this website: http://reportaziende.it/cercaAvanzata.php I found this topic: How to download table from a website using wget/curl? ...
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Linux script to extract usernames from text file

I am a beginner at scripting but I created a text file called text.dat which contains only usernames in the file location /home/daniel/text.dat and I’m trying to run a script(called addusers.sh) that ...
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How to mimick the 7zip “extract to ”.“” context menu option from Windows

I'm pretty new at using the terminal and was wondering how to place a folder full of .zip files into sub folders named the same as the .zip file it was extracted from. So far I figured that unzip '*....
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Extract specific Z file method

I downloaded files from ftp://cddis.nasa.gov/gnss/products/ionex via wget -r -nc ftp://cddis.nasa.gov/gnss/products/ionex distribution by years from 1998 to 2016 and per years contain 365 or 366 ...
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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 To…” gone after updating from 16.04 to 16.10

I recently updated my LXDE from Xenial Xerus to Yakkety Yakk. After the upgrade, I no longer see the Extraction-related context menu items for compressed files (e.g. rar) in PCManFM. Why is that? How ...
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LZMA library error: No progress is possible

I try to extract a tar file and when I right click on that file and select "extract here" it says to me: An error occured while extracting files Lzma library error: No progress is possible How ...
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all TARs not extracting [duplicate]

Link to file: http://nginx.org/download/nginx-1.11.6.tar.gz so, i'm trying to install nginx with the rtmp module and when I go to extract the nginx source from the tar.gz i get an error: gzip: ...
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Help installing amdgpu-pro with r9 390

Following the directions found on AMD's site here here, I run in to a problem trying to extract the drivers. Here is what my terminal reads ~/Downloads$ tar -Jxvf amdgpu-pro-16.40-348864.tar.xz xz: ...
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extract information from a file with loop

I need help :) I have a file like this: AA BC FG RF TT GH DD FF HH (a few number of rows and three columns) and I want to put the letters of each column in a variable step by step in order to ...
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Cannot extract .tar.gz file? [duplicate]

I installed the .tar.gz file for BRL-CAD. File name is BRL-CAD_7.26.0.2_Linux_x86_64.tar.gz at location /home/user/Downloads. I opened Terminal and typed in $ tar -zxvf BRL-CAD_7.26.0....
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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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.tgz extract error like data --format violated

I have BSP folder for embedded computer.for booting from on board manufacturer given one .tgz file.I am trying extract those file using the cmd like tar -zvxf filename.tgz I have logged as root and ...