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Best way to serve .iso's on low disk space host?

A bit of story: I am hosting a few modified Linux distribution images, around 700MBs each. My server's free disk space is the main concern here, my current archive uses up roughly 16/20GBs of my disk ...
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Create self extracting (.exe) zip from the command line

Trying to automate a manual procedure in place currently. This is on a Windows 2008 server. Is there a method to create a self extracting (.exe) zip file from a commandline/batch file?
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Do any of you use lrzip on your servers?

I have been reading about this: https://github.com/epa/lrzip and it seems that lrzip gets more bang for your money. My initial tests however showed takes quite long using lrztar. Any one here have ...
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Have a process which runs nightly to automatically zip old files?

I have a file share, and I want a process which enumerates files on that share and automatically creates a 7z self-extracting exe of files over 1 month old. On a different share, I want to create a 7z ...
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Performance affects of compressing Program Files on Windows / NTFS

What are the performance affects of compressing Program Files on Windows NTFS? On a fast, multicore machine, the overhead of decompression is minimal. Machines are generally disk bound, and if you ...
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Zlib Compression and Deflate compression. how to use correctly in htaccess?

in order to speed up my website and php pages, i use compression my php pages currently fetch text, create thumbnails etc. Currently these two compression paragraphs are at the very bottom of my ...
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Zip archiving tool for auto backup of random files

I realise that I should probably be writing command scripts or something to do this but I'm just a fancy pants software developer who is helping out do some file backup so I want a fast and dirty ...
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Is it a Bad Idea to Use Compressed Folders for Log File Archiving?

We have a custom Windows Service in our production environment that for auditing and diagnostic reasons generates log files in the file system. The log files are quite verbose (by necessity) and ...
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How to get Apache (on Debian squeeze) to compress JS/CSS

I am running Debian squeeze and cannot get Apache to compress JavaScript or CSS. HTML, however, is being compressed. In the conf files in the sites-enabled dir, I've got the following: <Location ...
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How to enable IIS compression for Web Services?

How do I enable compression for the Web Services request? I've an IIS 6 server that, using the ISAPI filder from Apache, routes the incoming connection to a set of web application running on JBoss. ...
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How to list content from a tar file without recursion?

I've a tar (gz, bzip) file and want to see its content, but not recursively. This is: The "first level" in the file. I already know how to see content: tar -ztf file.tar.gz But it's recursive!! ...
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IIS7 Compression CSS files only compressed when dynamic compression is enabled

If anyone can help it would be appreciated. I would like to enable compression for static files within IIS7 (for the sake of simplicity I'll just refer to static css files for the time being). The ...
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is gunzip atomic?

I have two scripts that watch a directory (postgres warm-standby) one script copies compressed files into the directory and then uncompresses them. the other script watches for the uncompressed ...
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VMWare Image and Compression

I acquired a VMWare image, but everything in the folder was GZipped, IE Each individual file. Now when I attempt to uncompressed the images in order to put onto an ESX machine I run out of space(They ...
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phpmyadmin on my server doesn't support compression

phpmyadmin on my server doesn't support compression: You attempted to load file with unsupported compression (application/gzip). Either support for it is not implemented or disabled by your ...
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Zip up a folder, but only include folders with numerical names?

I have a very messy folder which contains thousands of files and directories. I would like to create a Zip file which only contains some of the folders (and files within those folders) - specifically ...
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Gzip pre-compression

I'm using mod_deflate to compress my .css and .js files on the fly: <ifmodule mod_deflate.c> AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/text text/html text/plain text/xml text/css ...
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Apache mod_deflate enable?

I'm using the follow code in .htaccess. It works nicely in localhost, however in production server i'm having troubles with gzip compression. AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/css text/html ...
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Tips on efficiently storing 25TB+ worth million files in filesystem

Say you are confronted with 25 TB worth uncompressed log files and you have at your disposal an array of 20 commodity boxes with collective free storage capacity of 25 TB. How would you store these ...
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BZ2 backup files don't differ in size from day to day

Recently I switched from zip to bz2 for compressing nightly database dumps. The command I'm using is tar cj. The old zip files would always differ ever so slightly in size from day to day: -rw-r--r-- ...
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How to use 7-zip to send a Zip64-compressed file to standard output?

I would like to make a Zip64 archive from a bunch of bzip2 files, using 7za's -so option to send the compressed archive to standard output: $ 7za a dummy -tzip -so myFiles*.bz2 > test.zip Here ...
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Automating compression tasks with 7-zip: Why does “Scanning” take so long?

I've automated a deployment, and used 7-zip to compress a directory as part of the automation. Whenever 7-zip comes to compress the directory, however, it seems to take a long time (over 60 seconds) ...
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Command-line ZIP client

Using the zip command, how do I add all files in the current directory to a zip file without including the folder? For instance, when I unzip, I want all the files to dump out, not get put into a new ...
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Content-Length not sent when gzip compression enabled in Apache?

I would really appreciate some help understanding this Apache behaviour. I am communicating to PHP from an iPhone Objective-C app in application/json. Gzip compression is enabled on the server, and ...
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how to remotely zip files using putty

Is there a way to remotely ZIP up files using Putty the same way you can ZIP up files using Remote Desktop on another machine?
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Creating a tgz file on a remote server without using local harddrive

I have a fairly ancient Fedora server which I have inherited from another company. I only have access to the server VIA SSH. Here are some details of the server: Linux REMOVED 2.6.15-1.1831_FC4 #1 ...
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How to compile PHP Version 5.2.13 with zip support on CentOS?

Hi i am having a big problem, i have a vps with centos installed on it. But i have a script which needs php zip library i checked on php.net it says "In order to use these functions you must compile ...
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How can I recursively bzip2 all files that aren't bzipped?

How can I recursively bzip2 all files that do not end with the .bz2 extension in Linux?
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Need compression utility which uses all CPUs and compresses the best [closed]

I uses RAR since it was released a decade ago perhaps. However it is good for desktop applications I just found that on server where I need to compress a lot of text files every weekend it takes ages. ...
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Adding Utilities to /bin/bash (chrooted)

I have my hosting users on /bin/bash (chrooted) for SFTP. How do I add unzip to the list of utilities they can execute? Running Plesk Panel 9.5.2 on CentOS
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Faster zlib alternatives

I wonder, if there are any faster builds of zlib around with more advanced optimizations? If it's possible to optimize it using SSE instructions or Intel C++ compiller, or some trick which were ...
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compression: httpZip vs Anything IIS 7 has to offer

I'm trying to evaluate IIS compression tools out there, and saw httpZip. I was wondering if anyone could make a recommendation, did it help and was it substantial? Was IIS 7 even on the same level ...
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How to change the HTTP GZIP Compression Level for Dynamic Content in IIS7?

I would like to change the HTTP GZIP compression level in IIS7 from 0 to 4 as mentioned in these articles: http://weblogs.asp.net/owscott/archive/2009/02/22/iis-7-compression-good-bad-how-much.aspx ...
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is mod_deflate 's default configuration ok to use in a production setup?

The official documentation for mod_deflate works, and gives me nice results so far on my serveR. Are there any changes anyone suggests for use on a production machine? ...
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For large files compress first then transfer or rsync -z? which would be fastest?

I have a ton of relativity small data files but they take up about 50 GB and I need them transferred to a different machine. I was trying to think of the most efficient way to do this. Thoughts I had ...
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running winzip on a remote machine

I have a remote server that i want to unzip some file onto: At first, I ran Winzip to unzip on my local machine and then copied it to the remote server but that copy action was very slow I then ...
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Disabling Apache compression

How do I disable Apache compression per virtual host or per directory? Is this done through a modification to the http.conf file, a .htaccess file or something else?
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Tell if IIS is being asked to serve compressed pages?

I'm trying to find out if our IIS server is being asked to serve pages compressed. I'm a noob regarding a lot of this so am working my way through the issues. We're using IIS 6.0 and have correctly ...
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IIS 6 Compression for a folder

I want to enable IIS 6 compression for all of the folders in my application except one; in this one folder, I do some things that fails when IIS 6 compression is enabled... Any advice? Thanks.
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Does gunzip work in memory or does it write to disk?

We have our log files gzipped to save space. Normally we keep them compressed and just do gunzip -c file.gz | grep 'test' to find important information but we're wondering if it's quicker to keep ...
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Apache2 and logrotate: delaycompress needed?

I am currently looking at the file size of my Apache logs as they became huge. In my logrotate conf, I have delaycompress enabled. Does Apache really need this (as the logrotate documentation says ...
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IIS7 Compression Configuration

Previously when I used IIS6, I used IIS6 Metabase Explorer to edit Metabase.xml and manually turned on compression, specified the compression level and the file extensions to compress. IIS7 seems a ...
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Windows command line built-in compression/extraction tool?

I need to write a batch file to unzip files to their current folder from a given root folder. Folder 0 |----- Folder 1 | |----- File1.zip | |----- File2.zip | ...
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zip to exclude all .svn folders

trying to exclude all .svn folders in the zipped subfolders zip -urq bebe.zip * -x .svn doesn't work...
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Can IIS6 compression file types be configured on a per-site basis?

The following article explains how to customise the file types that can be compressed in IIS 6: Customizing the File Types IIS Compresses (IIS 6.0) [MS TechNet] The metabase settings discussed are ...
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Single line command/script to archive a certain amount of folders

I'm looking for a single line command or a script that archives 5 folders into .tar files (no gzip/bzip needed) in a certain directory and deletes the folders after a successful compression. It has to ...
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How does a web server/the http protocol handle version control and compression?

When a client browser requests a file from the web server, I know that some kind of check is performed, because the files needed to serve the web page may already be cached by the web browser. So, if ...
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Compressing and copying large files on Windows Server?

I've been having a hard time copying large database backups from the database server to a test box at another site. I'm open to any ideas that would help me get this database moved without having to ...
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Decompressing Files on an NTFS Volume from Linux

I recently did something stupid on my dual-boot laptop, where I compressed the entire volume to make room for a Linux partition. For some reason, Windows let me compress C:\ntldr. Now I need to get it ...
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mod_deflate Supported Encodings for Compression

It seems to me, that mod_deflate in Apache 2.2 will always return: Content-Encoding: gzip and never: Content-Encoding: deflate It was explained to me, that although there may be a deflate ...