LxSplit: A Hjsplit Alternative For Linux Mint / Ubuntu

Here’s how to install and use use lxSplit, a HjSplit alternative for Linux Mint / Ubuntu:

1. To install, issue the following command at the terminal -

sudo apt-get install lxsplit

2. To split a file using lxSplit, issue the following command at the terminal -

lxsplit -s <filename> <size of split files>

For example, to split a file ‘opera_10.62-6439_i386.deb’ into 1 MB pieces, we will issue the command -

lxsplit -s opera_10.62-6439_i386.deb 1M

3. To join a file, issue the following command at the terminal -

lxsplit -j <first split filename>

For example, to join parts ‘opera_10.62-6439_i386.deb.001′ to ‘opera_10.62-6439_i386.deb.015′, we will issue the following command -

lxsplit -j opera_10.62-6439_i386.deb.001

4 Comments

  1. The Big Gubbinski says:

    Thank you so much. I have been trying for days to join split files, gnashing my teeth in frustration. I tried programs like mencoder and none worked. I finally found a solution thanks to you. I hope others benefit from this…. IT WORKS

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