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Old 05-17-2013, 12:53 AM   #1
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compress file in Single Board computer

anyone can tell that i can compress the file in the SBC using ZIP file...?? cause i want to protect file with password protect using ZIP....
any method or other way...??
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Originally Posted by krool89 View Post
anyone can tell that i can compress the file in the SBC using ZIP file...?? cause i want to protect file with password protect using ZIP....
any method or other way...??
You can do from the cli, 'man zip' & 'man unzip' to get helpful information.
Online zip
Excerpt from local 'man zip';
Encrypt the contents of the zip archive using a password which is entered on the terminal in response to a prompt (this will not be echoed; if
standard error is not a tty, zip will exit with an error). The password prompt is repeated to save the user from typing errors.
Online unzip

For a brief help on zip and unzip, run each without specifying any parameters on the command line.
:~$ zip
Copyright (c) 1990-2008 Info-ZIP - Type 'zip "-L"' for software license.
Zip 3.0 (July 5th 2008). Usage:
zip [-options] [-b path] [-t mmddyyyy] [-n suffixes] [zipfile list] [-xi list]
  The default action is to add or replace zipfile entries from list, which
  can include the special name - to compress standard input.
  If zipfile and list are omitted, zip compresses stdin to stdout.
  -f   freshen: only changed files  -u   update: only changed or new files
  -d   delete entries in zipfile    -m   move into zipfile (delete OS files)                                                                                                    
  -r   recurse into directories     -j   junk (don't record) directory names                                                                                                    
  -0   store only                   -l   convert LF to CR LF (-ll CR LF to LF)                                                                                                  
  -1   compress faster              -9   compress better                                                                                                                        
  -q   quiet operation              -v   verbose operation/print version info                                                                                                   
  -c   add one-line comments        -z   add zipfile comment                                                                                                                    
  -@   read names from stdin        -o   make zipfile as old as latest entry                                                                                                    
  -x   exclude the following names  -i   include only the following names                                                                                                       
  -F   fix zipfile (-FF try harder) -D   do not add directory entries                                                                                                           
  -A   adjust self-extracting exe   -J   junk zipfile prefix (unzipsfx)                                                                                                         
  -T   test zipfile integrity       -X   eXclude eXtra file attributes                                                                                                          
  -y   store symbolic links as the link instead of the referenced file                                                                                                          
  -e   encrypt                      -n   don't compress these suffixes                                                                                                          
  -h2  show more help
~$ unzip
UnZip 6.00 of 20 April 2009, by Info-ZIP.  Maintained by C. Spieler.  Send
bug reports using; see README for details.

Usage: unzip [-Z] [-opts[modifiers]] file[.zip] [list] [-x xlist] [-d exdir]
  Default action is to extract files in list, except those in xlist, to exdir;
  file[.zip] may be a wildcard.  -Z => ZipInfo mode ("unzip -Z" for usage).

  -p  extract files to pipe, no messages     -l  list files (short format)
  -f  freshen existing files, create none    -t  test compressed archive data
  -u  update files, create if necessary      -z  display archive comment only
  -v  list verbosely/show version info       -T  timestamp archive to latest
  -x  exclude files that follow (in xlist)   -d  extract files into exdir
  -n  never overwrite existing files         -q  quiet mode (-qq => quieter)
  -o  overwrite files WITHOUT prompting      -a  auto-convert any text files
  -j  junk paths (do not make directories)   -aa treat ALL files as text
  -U  use escapes for all non-ASCII Unicode  -UU ignore any Unicode fields
  -C  match filenames case-insensitively     -L  make (some) names lowercase
  -X  restore UID/GID info                   -V  retain VMS version numbers
  -K  keep setuid/setgid/tacky permissions   -M  pipe through "more" pager
See "unzip -hh" or unzip.txt for more help.  Examples:
  unzip data1 -x joe   => extract all files except joe from zipfile
  unzip -p foo | more  => send contents of via pipe into program more
  unzip -fo foo ReadMe => quietly replace existing ReadMe if archive file newer
test session;

~/test$ zip filetest -e mom Brother-HL-2170W-hpijs-pcl5e.ppd
Enter password: 
Verify password: 
        zip warning: name not matched: mom
  adding: Brother-HL-2170W-hpijs-pcl5e.ppd (deflated 78%)
~/test$ ls
:~/test$ unzip
[] Brother-HL-2170W-hpijs-pcl5e.ppd password: 
replace Brother-HL-2170W-hpijs-pcl5e.ppd? [y]es, [n]o, [A]ll, [N]one, [r]ename: r
new name: brother.ppd
  inflating: brother.ppd             
~/test$ ls
Brother-HL-2170W-hpijs-pcl5e.ppd  brother.ppd

~/test$ unzip
[] Brother-HL-2170W-hpijs-pcl5e.ppd password: 
password incorrect--reenter: 
replace Brother-HL-2170W-hpijs-pcl5e.ppd? [y]es, [n]o, [A]ll, [N]one, [r]ename: r 
new name: brother2
  inflating: brother2                
buck1:~/test$ ls
Brother-HL-2170W-hpijs-pcl5e.ppd  brother.ppd  brother2
~/test$ ls -al
total 76
drwxr-xr-x  2 gws users  4096 May 24 09:05 .
drwx--x--x 36 gws users  4096 May 24 09:04 ..
-rw-r--r--  1 gws users 19762 May 24 08:57 Brother-HL-2170W-hpijs-pcl5e.ppd
-rw-r--r--  1 gws users 19762 May 24 08:57 brother.ppd
-rw-r--r--  1 gws users 19762 May 24 08:57 brother2
-rw-r--r--  1 gws users  4655 May 24 08:59
~/test$ file brother2
brother2: PPD file, version "4.3"
~/test$ file Zip archive data, at least v2.0 to extract
Notice the password errors above, done to show results.

Please note that I used '-e mom' but response to password request entered mother.
Just a few links to aid you to gaining some understanding;

1 Linux Documentation Project
2 Rute Tutorial & Exposition
3 Linux Command Guide
4 Bash Beginners Guide
5 Bash Reference Manual
6 Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
7 Linux Newbie Admin Guide
8 LinuxSelfHelp
9 Utimate Linux Newbie Guide
10 Linux Home Networking
11 Virtualization- Top 10

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