Name: [1922] Dai
Member: 108 months
Authored: 131 videos
Description: Hi I'm Dai Just an ordinary guy with an interest in computers who likes making how to videos for others to get the best out of there computers. I ounce did a course on web-design to further my interest in the subject. Got a HNC out of to boot but, lately my interest has turned to doing howto vide ...

7-zip file compression programme [ID:107]

a series of video-tutorials by Dai

Learning how to use 7-zip file compression programme. 7-zip is similar to winzip in that it will compress your files for but, even better 7-zip is open source (free to you and me).

Video Tutorials

1. 7-zip compress files

how to compress files using 7-zip

2. 7-zip file extraction

Using 7-zip to extract zip files

3. 7-zip copy a file

Copying a file from a 7-zip archive to your system

4. 7-zip look and feel

Customising the look and feel of 7-zip to your way of working

5. 7-zip Copy and Rename To Archive

Renaming and copying files from one arhive to another archive

6. 7-zip Copying Files to Your Computer

This Tutorial shows how to copy a file from an archive and put it in a folder or desktop on your computer.

7. 7-zip Creating an SFX File

How to create a self extracting zip file.

8. Using 7-zip in Linux

Using 7-zip in Linux to make a zip file and open zip files. If you have access to windows you can even zip a file straight to windows and open 7zip from Windows into Linux.

9. Creating a 7zip File Using The Terminal

For this tutorial we will be using the terminal and writing bash commands to create out 7zip file.

10. Unzipping a 7zip file using the command line

For this tutorial we will show you how to unzip a 7zip file using the terminal and bash.

11. 7zip Split

This video will show you how to spit a large folder or application in a number of smaller zip files.

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Although as important as the software it supports, education and documentation are relatively neglected in the Open-source world. Coders love to code, and explaining how best to use or improve the software tends to be deferred or even sidelined.

At Showmedo we believe the community can play a vital role here and also say thanks for the tools and software that make our lives easier. If you have a piece of software you love or a programming langugage you are enthusiastic about, why not make a screencast showing others how to use it? All the stuff you wish you'd been told, the tips, tricks, insights that would have saved you time and frustration.

Screencasting is easier than you think, and we're happy to help you. You can emailus for advice or just use some of the how-to screencasts on the site. This screencasting learning-pathis a good place to start.

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