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I need to upload one very large file ~800megs. I can split it into smaller chunks via WinRAR but I can't unrar them on the server (I can only unzip files but I don't want to buy another program so I could just split one file). Is there any other solution or can I, somehow, make unrar available on the server? Or any other program, it would help a lot.

asked 20 Jun '11, 07:00

zlatiborac
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Unrar isn't available on our servers (I'll see if we can have it installed), but I did manage to get it running by manually unpacking the RPM:

mkdir -p ~/bin
mkdir -p ~/src
cd ~/src
wget http://pkgs.repoforge.org/unrar/unrar-4.0.7-1.el3.rf.i386.rpm
rpm2cpio unrar-4.0.7-1.el3.rf.i386.rpm | cpio -idmv --no-absolute-filenames
mv usr/bin/unrar ~/bin
cd ..
rm -rf src

Hope this helps :)

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answered 20 Jun '11, 07:14

David L ♦♦
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Thanks. Would be nice if you could get it installed for other users also.

(20 Jun '11, 11:39) zlatiborac

Just to say, I found that 7Zip is open source project and you can use it to make multiple ZIP archives. If you like it donate a small amount. Only thing I've noticed is that while performing cat zip -F and unzip commands server load skyrocketed. I will not say how much it was because someone might slap me on the head. But this finished the job.

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answered 21 Jun '11, 05:41

zlatiborac
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