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Tip for newbies: Compress a file and split into small rar file parts

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http://www.linuxandlife.com – You may at times need to create a series of small compress files for a big file ( for instance, when you want to upload a very big file to Mediafire or Rapidshare, you will need to split this file into small parts). In Windows, the most popular tool for this task is WinRar to create rar files. In Linux, you can use the rar utility to compress a big file then split in into small parts as well. The command to compress a file then split into small rar file parts is: rar a -v#k -R output-file.rar input-file In this command, "-v#k" is the maximum size of a part in kilobytes ( you need to repla (Distributions)