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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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"Extract here" option doesn't work in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Extraction for rar/tar/gz files is working fine from CLI. In GUI, when right-clicking a file in Files app (both single and multiple parts archives) and choosing extract here in drop-down menu presents ...
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'Extract here' is not in right click menu options at Desktop

I'm using default gnome file manager After upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04 (using session-fallback version of gnome), I don't see Extract here option when I right click on a Zip file when I'm at Desktop (...
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unzip: cannot find zip file directory

I used right click then compress to zip the folder called m1 and got m1.zip folder but when I tried to extract it again I got. Archive: m1.zip End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either ...
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How to use Inkstitch with Inkscape?

I am; a new newbie. How do I actually open "inkstitch"? I have attempted install/reinstall of both Inkscape and Inkstitch, for 2 weeks. (Ubuntu 21.10) I am able to find user extensions & ...
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Can't extract any files

I have been putting up with this for a while and using a workaround by opening into the zip and dragging and dropping onto desktop, but it's a whole other story with tar.gz files because I cannot open ...
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having trouble downloading geckodriver

I have tried to downlaod geckodriver and I have been running into issues. I have downloaded it from the github/com/mozilla/geckodriver section for win64. I extracted it and put it into put my ...
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Can't play game from zip file

Just downloaded the zip file from https://danidev.itch.io/off-the-balls and after extracting it I still can't find any way to play the game. After extracting, I don't see any .exe files either which ...
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Nautilus/Caja Script to "Extract Here" Selected RAR/Archive(s) via Engrampa, File-Roller or Command?

I'm looking to create a file manager script to use in Caja (I used "Nautilus Script" in the title so people would understand what I was trying to accomplish) that will extract the selected ...
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CD extract isn't working in Rhythmbox

All my music is in the Rhythmbox music list and can be played normally. When I insert a new CD to an external USB drive I can play the CD, eject, etc. I click on "Extract" and the whole ...
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How to extrac vdi file from .txt?

I need to extract a single vdi image from multiple .rar files.Normally in windows steps were like in the below.In the beginning someone convert vdi file to .txt compress these file to different .rar ...
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Extracting ZIP files gets stuck on "verifying destination"

Recently, my Ubuntu 20.04 LTS has been unable to extract any sort of ZIP files, it will always get stuck on "Verifying Destination" on the GUI, see here: GUI of the error I tried running ...
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How to extract just the .hfs partition from a dmg file

I have a macOS dmg file.. BaseSystem.dmg. It is compressed and contains various hfs partitions.. # file BaseSystem.dmg BaseSystem.dmg: zlib compressed data What I want to do I want to extract just ...
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How can I simultaneously extract files from .tar files and send them to the same directory?

I'm new to Linux and still don't know much, so this problem may sound a bit ridiculous. I have a folder with a lot of .tar files, and I wanted to simultaneously extract all of the files inside the ....
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extact pattern with bash tool

(a) 0.2.0-123-g9e17591 (b) 0.2.0-g9e17591 How to get 0.2.0-123 and 0.2.0 respectively ? How to extract number 0 & 123 from "0.2.0-123-g9e17591" and 2 & 0 from "0.2.0-g9e17591&...
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Extracting Mp4 files from multiple folders into one folder

I currently have like 100s of folders containing mp4 files in my /Downloads folder How can I move all the mp4 from the subfolders into 1 folder at once? Also the subfolders names are all diffrent the ...
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Can't extract anything in 7z - Unknown error -2147024872 - Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS

I just can't extract any .rar or .zip or .7z file with 7z. The program reads: Scanning the drive for archives: ERROR: No more files Then the file's name. And then: System ERROR: Error desconocido -...
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How to undo an extracted folder

I extracted a 7zip folder and I thought it would create a new folder to place all the files. However it spat out all the files into my Documents folder and now it is a total mess. Is there a way to ...
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Pentaho PDI on Ubuntu 18

I have Pentaho setup and running on Windows 10, I am planning to migrate to Ubuntu. Has anyone setup Pentaho on Ubuntu 18.04? If yes, what is the configuration you are using? Pentaho documentation ...
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Add password option to default compress menu - 20.04

when I click the compress option on a file or folder, by right clicking on that file and choosing compress, I am presented with a simple menu form that only lets me choose the type of file to convert ...
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how to extract a rar file with multiple parts? [duplicate]

How should I extract a file which has more than one rar file that should be extracted with each other?
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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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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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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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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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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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Why I'm not the owner of unzipped files?

When I try to unzip my file (both with Nautilus and from terminal) I find my files in the destination, but I'm not the owner, and when I import these on Eclipse, it gives me a permission error. Refer ...
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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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