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extract text file only from compressed file ( gz,tar,zip )


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 PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 4:35 pm   

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Hi everyone

is that possible to see extension of compressed file?

zcat with text file = good string

but

zcat with .iso .exe .mp3 = fkw|������

weird symbol inside..

Can i extract TEXT only ?

Thanks


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 PostPosted: Mon Oct 24, 2011 6:50 am   
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Location: Czech Republic
I do not understand. .exe is not (or does not have to be) a compressed file. Its extension is 'exe'. Where is the problem?
Or are you interested in the content? Maybe strings can help you.


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