I have a directory tree that I would like to back up to optical disks. Unfortunately, it exceeds the size of any one disk (it's about 60GB). I am looking for a script that would split this tree into ...
How do I break a large, +4GB file into smaller files of about 500MB each. And how do I re-assemble them again to get the original file?
Is there a utility that split file by newline symbol? e.g if a file contains the following lines, aa bbb cccc If I want to split it to 3 files, the desired output would be: aa, bbb And cccc (in 3 ...
I have a 500GB external HDD that I need to rescue the contents of. Unfortunately I only have two 400GB partitions to save the contents to. Can I split the disk image as: ~$ cd /mnt/part1/Recovery/ ...
I have a task that processes a list of files on stdin. The start-up time of the program is substantial, and the amount of time each file takes varies widely. I want to spawn a substantial number of ...
Ok, so I've just had a read through this page after a way to improve my current backup solution on my Debian server. Tar seems to be offering a quite nice multi-volume feature, although when I try it ...
I have a words.txt with 10000 words (one to a line). I have 5,000 documents. I want to see which documents contain which of those words (with a regex pattern around the word). I have a script.sh that ...
I have a string in the next format id;some text here with possible ; inside and want to split it to 2 strings by first occurrence of the ;. So, it should be: id and some text here with possible ; ...
I have a rather large .msg file formatted in the UIEE format. $ wc -l big_db.msg 8726593 big_db.msg Essentially, the file is made up of entries of various length that look something like this: ...
Usually I am editing two files, A and B, split horizontally. I set it up, so that one buffer would only occupy the first 2 lines at the top of the screen, and the rest is for the other buffer. ...
We're using a ksh script for installing one product. I've another config file, I'd need to read this configuration file from my main script Content of the Configuration file: ...
I am working in a remote Linux box using VNC.I have a single terminal with lots of tabs opened in my system. How can I split them using the screen utility? Does the screen utility work with already ...