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Hi...

Suppose that I have a file of size 20MB...

Is there a way that I can split it into 4 5MB files on a unix machine, and then transfer them onto a windows machine and rejoin the 4 files into 1 file?

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by:ozo
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in unix:
split -b5m file files

in dos:
copy /b files* file
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by:applecrusher
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cool it works! :o)


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ramshakal earned 100 total points
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Have not you tried
split -b 5k file filenames
Transfer it to windows and then
copy /b filenames* file

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