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Find out the uncompressed size of a zip without decompressing it

If you are on low space on your hard disk, you can find out the uncompressed sizes of the files inside a zip archive, without unzipping it. This is the command you need: $ unzip -l ZipArchive.zip The -l argument

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Three usefull shell tricks for creating zips

There tricks are usefull because you often need to zip only a certain type of files or all the files in a directory. In this article I will also prove the power of the asterisk (*) wildcard: I have this

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How to create, split, join and extract zip archives in Linux

I create zip archives when I need to send them to the Windows people. And I usually have to split the archives because of the attachment size limit on email. 1. How to compress files with zip: Syntax: zip name.zip

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