Commands tagged rar (4)

  • a - archive m5 - compression level, 0= lowest compression...1...2...3...4...5= max compression -v5M split the output file in 5 megabytes archives, change to 700 for a CD, or 4200 for a DVD R recursive for directories, do not use it for files It's better to have the output of a compression already split than use the 'split' command after compression, would consume the double amount of disk space. Found at

    rar a -m5 -v5M -R myarchive.rar /home/
    piovisqui · 2009-05-27 15:53:18 9
  • Written on OSX after `brew install unrar coreutils`; presumably works on other unices with minimal modifications. Didn't test rars that actually have paths in them, just "flat" files. Won't include files in the rar starting with a dot.

    function rar2zip { rar="$(grealpath "$1")"; zip="$(grealpath "${2:-$(basename "$rar" .rar).zip}")"; d=$(mktemp -d /tmp/rar2zip.XXXXXX); cd "$d"; unrar x "$rar"; zip -r "$zip" *; cd -; rm -r "$d"; }
    epistemenical · 2014-05-28 07:51:17 8
  • extract () { if [ -f $1 ] ; then case $1 in *.tar.bz2) tar xvjf $1 ;; *.tar.gz) tar xvzf $1 ;; *.tar.xz) tar Jxvf $1 ;; *.bz2) bunzip2 $1 ;; *.rar) unrar x $1 ;; *.gz) gunzip $1 ;; *.tar) tar xvf $1 ;; *.tbz2) tar xvjf $1 ;; *.tgz) tar xvzf $1 ;; *.zip) unzip $1 ;; *.Z) uncompress $1 ;; *.7z) 7z x $1 ;; *) echo "don't know how to extract '$1'..." ;; esac read -r -p "Delete the compressed file? [Y/N] " response response=${response,,} # tolower if [[ $response =~ ^([Yy]es|YES|[Yy])$ ]]; then echo "rm '$1'" rm $1 fi else echo "'$1' is not a valid file!" fi }

    extract file.tar.gz
    asdzxc · 2015-02-08 11:17:12 9
  • compress(){ # compress [FIle/Folder] [NewFileName].[Suffix] # compress image.jpg pictures.tar.bz2 # compress Document/ folder.rar if [ -f $1 ] || [ -d $1 ]; then case $2 in *.tar.bz2) tar -jcvf $2 $1 ;; *.tar.gz) tar -zcvpf $2 $1 ;; *.tar) tar -cvpf $2 $1 ;; *.zip) zip -r $2 $1 ;; *.rar) rar a -r -rr10 $2 $1 ;; *) echo "don't know how to compres '$1'..." ;; esac else echo "'$1' is not a valid file or folder2" fi }

    compress pictures/ pictures.tar.gz
    asdzxc · 2015-02-08 11:28:30 13

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