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Why Use WinRar over 7zip (for the time being)

Okay. If you use the internet long enough you’ll notice that everyone is advocating 7zip over WinRar these days. Sure in my opinion 7zip is better if you use archiving tools (extracting / creating) casually, — you know, using it only when you receive archived file — , OR you have specific needs for the best compression rate but still having a still widely used and supported format. 564 more words


7 Zip exclude multiple files and directories

Adds to the archive.7z all files from Folder1 and its subfolders, except *.png files.

7z a archive.7z Folder1\ -xr!*.png

To exclude the list of directories and files, you can first store the items in a text file separated by new line for each, then run the following command…

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What are the differences between 7z, 7za and 7zr binaries?

We receive a 7z file and we want to extract it on the command line. We search on Google and we are confused because some examples use 7z and some others use 7za. 193 more words


How to create and extract a 7-zip archive in Linux and Mac

Create an archive of the current directory:

7z a filename.7z

Create an archive of a specific directory:

7z  a  filename.7z  /path-to-dir

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How to create and extract 7-zip file with password

This will create a 7-zip archive of the current directory protected by a password

7z a filename.7z -pPASSWORD

where a stands “Add files to archive” and PASSWORD is the password. 37 more words


How to uncompress 7zip file in Linux

7za e filename.7z

If you don’t have 7za installed, the package to install is p7zip in Centos/RHEL.

$ rpm -qf `which 7za`