Compressing/backing up with size splits

Ioannis Vranos ivranos at
Sat Mar 29 19:25:48 UTC 2008

JosephK wrote:
> On 17:52 Sat 29 Mar     , Ioannis Vranos wrote:
>> Hi, I want to backup some files to a compressed format and split the
>> output files in 4.7G file sizes so as to fit them in 4.7 GB DVDs. Any
>> idea on how I can do this easily?
>> Thanks in advance,
> I reckon you need dar 
> Very like tar but you can specify all sorts of extras such as slices of
> a specific size to fit CDs or DVDs

I installed package p7zip-full which is a Unix port of 7-zip. It
provides an option:

              Create volumes"

I hoped for a more GUI method though.

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