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merging split archive downloaded files

I have downloaded a big executive file in 4 parts 1 in .tar frmat and 3 in zip.xz formats plz guide me how to extract them into the one main file and also what is the reason of different format in the ...
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how to split window in ubuntu 20.04 into four parts

I want to split the window of my ubuntu 20.04 desktop into four parts. I looked for possible approach as in this question. First of all, I am not able to get the options as shown in the settings/...
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Launching new apps splits screen space by half automatically. How to disable this?

Whenever I open/launch new apps , the existing app moves to one side of screen , kind of like splits the screen space by half automatically (in the same monitor and same workspace) . I want the newly ...
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How to manage to split screen in a special way

Hard for me to explain what I need but I'm going to do my best. I've got a stretch screen (1920x540 resolution) and a XUbuntu OS. I've got contents in 960x1080 I've managed to set 2 virtual monitors : ...
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Split directory into 3 directories [duplicate]

I have a directory containing around 24800 .mp4 files how can I split it into 4 directories containg all the files without keeping the original 24800 files in one directory ? is there any MV/move ...
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How to use split file into two based on line start?

I have this file 1.txt: -e a b -e c d -e e f I want to split it into the following two files. 2.txt -e a -e c -e e 3.txt b d f where 2.txt contains all the lines starting with -e, and 3.txt ...
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How to split a Debian package and install the split off one automatically

I have a Debian package, said A, and I would like to move some files out of A and create a new package B for the split off files. A is installed on the system and could be upgraded by "apt dist-...
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split screen to more than two

if you use (super + right/left arrow) it will move the window to the right or left side of the screen and you can split the entire of your screen for two windows. is there any way to do split the ...
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split a text file to what's before and after a given pattern

I'd like to be able to split a text file to 2 files, such that the 1st output will include all the lines up-to (but not including) a given pattern, if the pattern is in the file, or the whole input ...
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Bash script to split file by its content renaming the split files from an another file

So far I was only reading, but now I have to start with a complicated question. I was googling crazy but I can't find an answer and it must be in BASH. (Thank you for the ideas like Perl, not an ...
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Split many files at once

Although I have found many many cases where one can use the split command to split a file into parts, I wasn't lucky enough to find a way to use split to massively split a group of files. For ...
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How to split a zipfile into smaller zipfiles

Is there a way to split a ZIP archive into into smaller zipfiles, where you don't have to make them into one big zipfile to unpack the smaller zipfiles? For example: Split 25 GB file into 5 files of ...
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How to Open .001 .002 .003 and .r01 .r02 .r03 RAR Files

Is WinRAR the same as Linux rar? Additional features? Missing features? Special way of handling files? Software is available for Microsoft Windows (named WinRAR), Linux... -wikipedia The ...
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What does this command execute? - awk '{if ($2 ~ "variable1=") {split($2,res,"="); print res[2]}}

What does this command execute on a linux based system? i.e. shell script awk '{if ($2 ~ "variable1=") {split($2,res,"="); print res[2]}}
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Split screen with a singe shortcut(without using super + left or right)

So I want to split the screen into two applications with one single keystroke. For example, I have Chrome and VSCode running, and I would love to press super + s so it automatically splits the screen ...
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tar: How to recover from Unexpected EOF in file

Background I made a tar archive. I made it on a ram disk with a limit of 4096M for the sake of the argument lets say the directory that I was archiving was 5000M. (It doesn't matter how big the ...
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Script with commands split & cat [duplicate]

I want to split an image.jpg into parts and merge it again. I used the following commands: split -b 1440 image.jpg # It divides it into 6 parts. cat xaa.jpg xab.jpg xac.jpg xad.jpg xae.jpg xaf.jpg &...
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Split a file into multiple with low disk space

Is it possible to make split rar files from a big file in multiple sessions? for example I have 100GB disk with a 60GB file in it, I need to make split rar files to upload them to a server which max ...
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The name of the ubuntu 4 screens split window

In my university's linux, there is in the dock a button that when we click on it, we can move the screen to either top right/bottom left/bottom right, and the actual screen is in the top left of this ...
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movie splitter or movie maker [duplicate]

I used once a programm called "movie splitter" or "movie splitzer". It was fantastic for split a movie in clips. Someone has it? Do you know how to get it? I couldn't find any similar program. Is ...
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bash - merging 2 files using 2 common columns and add up the values of the 3rd column

I am new to the use of the bash shell and all the unix commands. So I hope my question is not too stupid, I could not find anything in the previously asked questions to help me solving my problem. I ...
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split file renaming automation

After I split my file I want to name them like so. How can I automate this? 2048 split -l 500000 10k_edges_sixth_1000.csv 2049 ls -ltr 2050 mv xaa 10k_edges_sixth_1000_pt1.csv 2051 mv xab ...
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split txt file in half based on pattern

I have a text file which looks like this: train/a/abbey/00000001.jpg 0 ... train/a/abbey/00000999.jpg 0 train/a/abbey/00001000.jpg 0 train/a/airport_terminal/00000001.jpg 1 train/a/airport_terminal/...
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Splitting a large text file every x pattern repeats

I'm trying to split a large file every x patterns without success, how I can achieve that? The file structure: > ASDF ABCDEFGHIJKWERQWEWQYASTRDTAYDGAHSFDTS > QWERT ...
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Linux- split large files in smaller chunks and append .txt to the smaller pieces

I have been trying to split a large file using the splitcommand but along with this I need to do the following: split a number of files in a directory add an extension .txt to the smaller chunks I ...
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Ending up with four screens on my laptop display - can't do anything

Just got a new ASUS laptop and every things good with it for the most part. But when I booted from a Ubuntu USB, I believe it was 14.04.3 or later, before the logo even loaded I was left with two ...
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How to split the lines in a text file into two consecutive lines in a new file?

I have a find -exec grep command pair that groups path/filename.ext:ln#:line contents on a single line. I want to divide the line into two consecutive lines in a second file. The consecutive lines ...
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Re-encoding through FFMPEG

How do I run this command on splitting files, but with re-encoding to MP4 as shown in earlier post? And when splitting the file, how do I avoid hogging the system's resources (especially if it's a ...
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Split a large video file into small clips 15 seconds each

How do I split a large mp4 file using ffmpeg, into smaller clips, which are 15 seconds each?
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How do I split my unified root & home folder after installing Ubuntu?

I need some help over here. I want to split my Ubuntu partition (which contains the root and the home folder) to two separate partitions, so I could only move my root partition to my SSD afterwards. ...
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Name files after split command

there is a large file I split in bash. I am using split -l 20000 -d "job1" "job1" where job 1 is the input file - how can I change the naming of the output so that it produces job1_1,job1_2,gob1_3....
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Creating 2 zip parts starting from specific byte

I have a 7 GB directory on my server and I want to download it to my PC. I've archived it with this command: zip -9 -r sc.zip FOLDER/ I downloaded it to my PC . But ZIP file larger than 4 GB gives ...
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split a file based on pre-defined set of rows

I want to split a text file according to a pre-defined set of rows. For example. I have a file a b c d e f And then I have the following sets of rows (these could be stored however it is more ...
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mount split disk image in raw format

i have a NAS (qnap) where i hosted a LUN a year ago, where i stored some backup data. I made a backup of the lun in raw format (functionality of the nas) and deleted the lun. yesterday i found out, ...
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Split 10GB text file 1) with a minimum size of the output files of 40MB and 2) after a specific string (</record>)

I got a big text file (10GB, .xml, contains over 1 million tags like this: <record>text</record>) which I splitted into parts to use it. But to be able to automate my working process, it ...
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avconv gives error when trying to split a file in since 14.04 upgrade

I use the following command to split a file, but since an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 it gives an error. The resulting file only contains audio, no video. avconv -i cam.mp4 -ss 00:14:00 -t 00:28:00 -...
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Any alternative to XTerm with splitting and tabs?

XTerm is great because I can view images inside it in w3m or ranger. However, as a terminal it does not support tabs or splitting. Is there an alternative that works like XTerm but supports splitting ...
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I want to split sound

I would like to split sound between skype and games/music/system. I want skype to use headphones plugged in, and system to use speakers. Is that possible? Microphone - mic in PINK Headphones - audio ...
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Document Sorting Section

I have some sample data below (call it test.txt). I would like to split this big document into 3 documents by searching the first two digits in the 4th column. I'm pretty new with Linux (Lubuntu 14.04)...
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How do I split a multi-page tif file?

I have big 100+ page tif files and would like to be able to split it at a specified page. there are excellent tools for doing this with pdfs. I'm looking for something similar for tif images, both ...
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Working with byobu splits

Is there a way to start automatically a window with multiple splits running their own application using byobu? am using tmux as the backend. Also, how do i select the content of a split for pasting ...
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Can I discover the format of archive?

Not long I have decided to make a compress of my archives .deb / tar.gz, on only one archive. No problem I compress, and I used split command to break that archive in many parts to (upload - backup) ...
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two monitors without mirroring

I have a trouble - I have ubuntu 13.04 with Cinnamon installed, and when I connect to monitor, it makes this: I want it to make two split monitors with same dimensions. Is it possible to make it? My ...
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bash: cd: /sda5: No such file or directory

I have files in sda5 drive but when i tried to navigate into it, it gives me below error: ~$ cd /media /media$ cd /sda5 bash: cd: /sda5: No such file or directory /media$ ls 003C-91E4 ...
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Is possible to split an nautilus window in horizontal?

The window splits vertically when we press the F3 key, it's possible to split the window horizontally?
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How can I extract a page range / a part of a PDF?

Do you have any idea how to extract a part of a PDF document and save it as PDF? On OS X it is absolutely trivial by using Preview. I tried PDF editor and other programs but to no avail. I would like ...
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Piping with SSH and split the file

Im using tar zcf - stuff | ssh user@server 'cat > data.tar.gz' Is there a way to split the file on transfer? Something like this: tar zcf - stuff | split -b 5G | ssh user@server 'cat > data-$...
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Split monitor in two

Is there a way to split a single monitor in two, so that the two halves will be treated as separate monitors? This means that windows should fill half the screen when maximized. Also, gnome panels ...
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Split a large XML file by a certain node into smaller files

I've got a XML file with 1GB (about 6000000 Lines). The goal is to split this file into smaller .xml files with more or less 20000 lines each. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <!...
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Gnome classic split screen plugin

How do i get Gnome classic to have a split screen? I want it to be like it is in Unity where if i drag something to the side it maximizes its size to cover just half the screen, and then drag ...
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