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Old 12-14-2010, 02:06 AM   #1
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how to split a folder?

i have a folder of size 50 gb in my fedora 13 system.
i want to split the folder into 5 pieces of size 10 gb each.
how to do that?
purpose is i am going to gunzip this folders seperately and going to write in dvds

when i attempted to gunzip that 50 gb folder,i got 12gb tar.gz file which is not equal to the size of a dvd.
then i dont want to split that file.
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An archive program you might want to look at is "dar". DAR stands for Disc ARchiver.
You can also create a multivolume tar archive. Dar would probably be easier.

Another option is to archive subdirectories using K3B, trying to balance the size written to each DVD.


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