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GabrielWolff
May 23rd, 2008, 04:43 PM
I got a film cut in 10 parts, looking this way:

When.Harry.Met.Sally..001 When.Harry.Met.Sally..005 When.Harry.Met.Sally..009
When.Harry.Met.Sally..002 When.Harry.Met.Sally..006 When.Harry.Met.Sally..010
When.Harry.Met.Sally..003 When.Harry.Met.Sally..007
When.Harry.Met.Sally..004 When.Harry.Met.Sally..008

Nautilus refers to file no.1 as .avi and to all the others as to program.

How do I paste these files together?

zatoichi0
May 23rd, 2008, 04:53 PM
This should work:

open up a terminal in the folder with the parts and run:


cat * > When.Harry.Met.Sally.avi

GabrielWolff
May 23rd, 2008, 04:57 PM
This should work:

open up a terminal in the folder with the parts and run:


cat * > When.Harry.Met.Sally.avi

Thank you a a lot :)
I tried this and it seemed to work in the beginning, but when opening the film file, VCL states the file is broken.
After fixing it, the film doesn't really reach the end...

Any clue about this?

aeiah
May 23rd, 2008, 04:59 PM
it looks like a usenet thing. nzb and par type stuff. i usually go for .rar scene releases

solitaire
May 23rd, 2008, 05:00 PM
It's not a format, it's the file has just been split into parts.

GabrielWolff
May 23rd, 2008, 05:02 PM
OK, thanks a lot for the replies.
Any clue how to work on the broken file issue?

solitaire
May 23rd, 2008, 05:04 PM
sounds like you are missing a bit.

GabrielWolff
May 23rd, 2008, 05:07 PM
sounds like you are missing a bit.

Any chance I can find out in which part of the split file the bit is missing?

solitaire
May 23rd, 2008, 05:32 PM
Think the best way is when you use the "cat" and specify each file in turn

1@a:~$cat file.001 file.002 file.003 > movie.avi
One might be inserted out of order..

cor2y
May 23rd, 2008, 06:27 PM
You could try using a joining app like lxsplit or the frontend gtksplit or via wine both hjsplit or glue.
They should tell you if you are missing parts before joining the file.

GabrielWolff
May 24th, 2008, 09:12 AM
You could try using a joining app like lxsplit or the frontend gtksplit or via wine both hjsplit or glue.
They should tell you if you are missing parts before joining the file.

Can't find those packages.
Which repositories do I have to enable?

Ringi
May 24th, 2008, 09:56 AM
Maybe this:
http://linux.softpedia.com/get/System/Hardware/gtk-splitter-014.shtml
or this:
http://linux.softpedia.com/get/Utilities/LX-Split-11067.shtml