[xubuntu-users] OT: How to handle multipart zip files

John Thompson john at stolat.os2.dhs.org
Fri Jan 25 01:29:23 UTC 2013

On 2013-01-21, Anthony Papillion <anthony at papillion.me> wrote:

> So I've downloaded some software provided to me as a multipart zip file. No=
> w=2C I need to join the various files to extract them into a usable form. T=
> his is what I tried:
> cat *.zip > software.zip
> zip -FF software.zip
> unzip software.zip
> Unfortunately=2C this doesn't work. What I get when I unzip the archive are=
>  the individual pieces I originally cat'd. Can anyone help me out?

I think you want "cat *.zip>>software.zip"

Using a single ">" overwrites the previous file; using ">>" tacks it 
onto the end.


-John (john at os2.dhs.org)

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