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How secure are password-protected WinRAR archives?

The web seems to be flooded by password removers. I'm however on the other side. I'm interested in security of my files. If I have a WinRAR archive (> 1 Mbyte) and use a password (> 6 characters ...
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root partition is full when trying to open big files

I have big tar.gz and .rar files. when i try to open them (even to amounted partition with over 500G) my root partition is consumed, i'm guessing it's something to do with temp files but i have no ...
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Is it possible to stream input into RAR

I'm using RARLABS RAR.exe to archive/backup my server data. I am familiar with using RAR for creating an archive and adding files from a folder, but what about streaming data directly into an ...
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Is rsync corrupting my RAR?

We have two qnap devices - one in our datacentre and one off-site. We have hundreds of password protected RAR files stored on the qnap that contain virtual machine image snapshots, with approx 20 of ...
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Bash script to convert archive to .zip format

I'm looking for a flexible bash script to do the following: Convert .rar, .tar, .tar.gz, .bz2, .7z archives to .zip format Keep all folder structures and filenames as source archive. Convert it ...
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clamav can't find viruses in rar files on centos 6.4

I use ClamAV 0.97.8/17494 on CentOS 6.4. It's good but can't find viruses in rar files. It can detect same virus file as it is or in a zip file but in rar file ClamAV reports no virus. ...
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extract rar files to folder

I tried googling around and checked the man page but couldn't find what I was looking for. Basically need to extract a rar archive to a separate volume. I know: rar e archive.rar will extract it ...
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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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error when trying to install rar package - php centos

building in /tmp/pear/temp/rar running: phpize sh: phpize: command not found rolling back 388 file operations ERROR: `phpize' failed getting this error when trying to install the RAR package for php ...