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# 179353 5-Sep-2015 09:19
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I used tar to create a tar and gzipped file on Linux. I then FTP'd it to another Linux server, which turned it into two files


I assume the FTP program split it out. I've copied both files to my PC now, and I'd like to reconstitute it. How do I do that? My Google-fu has failed me. Both files can be decompressed individually but there seems to be some duplicates, which is odd.

Alternately I could put it back together on unix then download again, but since it's 4GB I'd rather as I'm near my cap.

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  # 1380143 5-Sep-2015 10:19
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Start with comparing file sizes. Check they add up. Use tar -ztf to list archive contents. To combine files: cat file1 file2 > file3. Also, verify integrity with md5sum file1 or sha256sum, done on each end of the network. If they match you're good.

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  # 1380157 5-Sep-2015 10:48
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cat worked - thanks :)

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