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Old 12-25-2004, 10:00 PM   #1
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splitting one big file to smaller parts?

I know i've seen programs like these on windows, but my question if they exist in linux, like you split a big file to two smaller ones, then recombine them?
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A little more info, if you please.
What kind of 'one large file'? A full backup, perhaps? Splitting it into multiple smaller files is possible using DAR (slices in DAR-speak).
Your great novel? There are ways to use word processers and type-setting software (LyX) to do each chapter individually, then combine them into a book.
As Jhonny 5 would say: 'Need input', or I can't be of much help.
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Check out Tutorials. This is the one you're after.
Old 12-26-2004, 02:54 AM   #4
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command will work great. Try
man split
for details.

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