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Questions about manipulating .zip files or zip archiving utilities.

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Ubuntu creat archive output file selection clipped

Ubuntu create archive utility when selecting the output file type shows clipped menu to select from. clipped menu
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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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which archive format is appendable, indexed, seekable and multi-volume

I am looking for a multi-volume, indexed, seekable and appendable archive format. multi-volume = split the TB-size archive into GB-chunks indexed = add complete index at the archive end with offset ...
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Fail to extract rar archive

I have a .rar archive. I can open it using Archive Manager. Files are ready to view individually. But it cant extract all of the files inside the archive. The archive consists of a hierarchy of ...
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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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UI becomes unresponsive while trying to unzip

I have been facing this issue for quite some time; Sometimes - I don't know if this is random or not, and it is not related to the archive size - when I try to unzip the file, the UI becomes ...
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How do I zip a folder without including all folders in the path?

I am attempting to zip a website's home directory but the archive contains the entire path of folders before getting to the one to be zipped. The command zip -r compressed_data.zip /home/vivek/...
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Can't unzip 6 GB file: bad zipfile offset

I need to unzip a file of about 6 GB. However, I can't do it neither right-clicking (it gives an error saying "empty archive") or in the terminal, showing the following for the latter: $ ls ...
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Compressing files with zip freezes desktop

When I try to compress files using the zip zip -r foo.zip foo on the desktop. It hides some files and folders, I cannot move the icons (but they can be opened). Relogging solves the problem. Has ...
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Create multiple ZIP files from a single folder without zipping the whole folder

I have a problematic web server install where someone has dumped all photo files into a single directory - there are over 250k files - 23 gigs in total on a server with limited space. I'm looking for ...
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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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Getting thumbnails of cbz comics with images formatted in webp

So, I have a bunch of digital comics that are in cbz format (just a renamed .zip, for those who are less familiar) in which all the images inside the comics are in .webp format. I am running Budgie 21....
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Schedule a folder backup on Ubuntu and delete older backups

I am trying to create a backup on my Ubuntu machine and schedule it. The backup should zip a dir and its subdirs then delete zip files older than 30 days. I wrote this shell: zip -r "/home/...
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what is .fuse_hidden0000905600000002 [duplicate]

I deleted a zip file I prepared wrongly to upload to S3 bucket for a lambda function but when I delete it this file appears and even if I delete it, it keeps reappearing in my Pycharm. What is it, ...
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CLI: How to browse contents in a jar file? [duplicate]

Inside a Ubuntu OS, how can I browse contents in a jar file by terminal?
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Why is my empty folder has a 134 GB size?

I moved files from my old server to a new one. I don't know why but when I want to zip my folder it always hangs on a folder. At first, I thought it had failed, so I canceled by pressing ctrl+c, but I ...
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How to handle permissions of unzipped files?

I have been trying to install a software called ABAQUS on my UBUNTU laptop and as a part of the installation, I'm trying to run a script file called 'StartGUI.sh' using the command "bash ./...
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Problem with excluding in zip from root

I have a problem with excluding directories from root (/). Other directories are ok. I do not know why. zip -vry1 root.zip / -x "dev/*" -x "proc/*" Still includes directories /dev ...
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How to set LibreOffice as the default app to open Pages documents

Since LibreOffice can open and edit Pages documents, I would like to set LibreOffice as the default app to open Pages, Numbers, and Keynote documents. For the sake of this question, I will refer to ...
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how do i install an app from the zip file i have?

How would I install a .zip file from terminal? I'm trying to install an app from a .zip file and when I try change directory (filename) nothing comes up. I know i'm doing something wrong but this is ...
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Copy and paste zip files based on name

I have DEM zip files that include decimal degrees in the name of the files (ex: TDM1_DEM_30_N01E007.zip). I need to reorganize all the zip files into new folders based on UTM zone. All the zips are ...
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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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One tool that WORKS for all archives and compressed files

I have been using 7z, unrar , Peazip and Archive Manager and what not and I am having a hard time matching the compressed file/archive file with the appropriate tool for extracting. The default ubuntu ...
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how to extract a currupted zip file

I compressed some zip files to another zip later when I tried to extract it it says End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a ...
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How to extract one file from a specific directory of a zip file

I got a zip file like this: zipfile.zip |______ -JWQYBCVAQA= |_______ text.txt othergarbage.jpg othergarbage....
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How to compress a directory that it names starts with -

I need to compress this directory: -YDHEmmD9DDD= but this is the output: zip error: Invalid command arguments (short option 'Y' not supported)
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What is the idea of github, and these .zip files developers sharing there?

I started to experience Ubuntu (again) now years later. Now Ubuntu is only OS on my laptop and I want to keep it. I am installing major software for daily things from Software Center already. For some ...
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Finding a offset of file in a zip without unziping using shell?

Is there any way to use the shell command to find the offset of a file inside a zip without actually extracting the zip? Have tried zipinfo XXX.zip which provides sizes which had to add up sizes to ...
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How to zip specific named folders?

I have the directory structure shown below. I would like to create a zip file containing only point_clouds. I tried using the wildcard but it doesn't work. blender:~/data$ zip -r test.zip *...
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Decompress .zone.gz file

I have a file names xyz.zone.gz opening it up via gunzip gave me an error gzip: /home/User/Downloads/xyz.zone.gz: not in gzip format Earlier, I thought that the its a .gz file but since it gave me an ...
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How to set up and run the code for "stlink" zip file from github in ubuntu 20.04

I am new at Ubuntu (20.04) and assembly programming. What I need to do is to set up the "stlink" stlink-1.6.1-1.x86_64.rpm file and/or Source code.zip file in this github link for release ...
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Use of 'Extract here' within Nautilus on zip files results in files of 0 bytes

I have a file 'directory.zip' that I try to extract using Nautilus 'right click->extract here' (Ubuntu 20.040). This action generates 'directory' but it is empty (0 bytes). If I open a terminal ...
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Zip multiple folders to individual files with password protection

lets say that I have a folder containing 250 more folders (f1,..f250) and I want to zip each of these 250 folders into an individual zip-file that is password protected. I found this answer with the ...
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Problem starting bkcrack from a terminal

First, I will describe how I use bkcrack: I am using LINUX in the live version (Ubuntu 20.04.2.0 LTS). I downloaded the LINUX version of bkcrack from GITHUB and put the password file in this folder (...
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Ubuntu utility to unzip .azip?

I just came across a file ending in .azip that I need to unzip. Upon some Googling I found this: https://azip.sourceforge.io/ https://sourceforge.net/projects/azip/ https://sourceforge.net/projects/...
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zip from other location

i need to zip my directory from other location /a/b/c $ zip -r x.zip /tmp/w/x creates the entire path in zip, when i unzip unzip x.zip It creates /tmp/w/ also in current folder, i don't want that.
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How can I zip a large amount of data based on a condition upon the size of the zip files?

I have about 2 TB of image data which I want to group into .zip files. The sizes of individual files vary. I want to put all these files into ZIP archives. Any .zip file cannot exceed 2 GB (1.8 GB for ...
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Merge multiple zip files in to one

I have over a hundred .zip files that I need to be merged into one. I have found that a possibility is to use: cat "filename1.zip" "filename2.zip" "filenamen.zip">&...
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How to make tar extract to new directory with option to create directory if not present? [duplicate]

The tar command has option to extra a file (file_name.tgz) into given directory (directory_name). ie., tar -zxf file_name.tgz -C directory_name But it fails, if I try to run the above command, ...
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Getting error "pathname cannot be converted from utf-8 to current locale" while extracting a zip file in ubuntu 20.04

When I am trying to unzip a file "Desktop.zip" I am getting below error as shown in figure: I have made this zip file in ubuntu 20.04. Then downgraded to 18.04 and tried to unzip here. I am ...
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How to make files invisible when listing files inside zip files?

Because when i executed unzip -l mantap.zip it still showed below: Archive: mantap.zip Length Date Time Name --------- ---------- ----- ---- 116 2020-10-01 06:04 mantap.cpp -...
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Unable to unzip my file on Ubuntu 20.04 server

Unable to unzip my file on Ubuntu 20.04 server. Why doesn't it work, what's missing ? Thank you ubuntu@ov-67g764:/tmp$ sudo wget https://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.lua/lucene/solr/8.6.1/solr-8.6.1.tgz ...
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How to zip files with a specific name from branch directory that are older than 57 days?

I have a linux query, and I was wondering if you might know a way to string multiple commands into one with this criteria: Find files, from a branch directory, called gec_log_* - older than 57 days (+...
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Error Importing zip with out of the box Python3.6 in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

I am trying to import a zip file in python3.6. I was using python2.7 to import MIRAlib.pyc which is a zip file and I renamed the extension as pyc. With python2.7 I was able to import the zip without ...
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How to install PyCharm from zip file? [duplicate]

I have downloaded PyCharm and unzipped using unzip command. By using help from the internet I did everything to install it, but the ./configure command shows me an error: bash: ./configure: No such ...
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Zip File Extract not working in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I have recently upgraded my system OS to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I have some zip files generated from another machine having OS Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. When I try to extract the file in my OS, I get the error: An ...
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want to zip folder and want unzip without parent directory not happend in ubunto

i have folder and file like this x (folder) x has 2 files a.py and y.py now i am creating a zip with this command cd /home/x/ ls a.py and y.py sudo zip -r ./zi.zip . it create a zip zi.zip when i ...
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zip command throwing error Ubuntu (14.04.5 LTS), Please suggest [closed]

when I am running(zip t3.zip t1.txt) in Ubuntu CLI, its showing error, but generating a random binary file (eg: zin6e9Tx, you can see in 3rd line). # zip t3.zip t1.txt adding: t1.txt (stored 0%)...
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How to zip a mobi file from the CLI?

Using tar works fine: thufir@dur:~/Desktop$ thufir@dur:~/Desktop$ ll total 9720 drwxr-xr-x 2 thufir thufir 4096 Jun 13 13:14 ./ drwxr-xr-x 48 thufir thufir 4096 Jun 13 00:46 ../ -rw-r--r-- ...
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zip command keeps including the entire parent directory structure

I am trying to run this zip command on an Ubuntu WSL: zip -r /home/chansen/db-backup/backup.zip /mnt/c/data/db/* I want the zip to contain all contents of db at the top level, but the resulting zip ...
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