Re: [OT] Zip file browsing tool
> Since you don't tell us which DE you use, it is only save to presume
> that you use the console. Thus:
Yes, you are right...I primarily use the console for almost all file operations. I will try the command you gave below.
> $ unzip -v > stupidly_large_zip_file.txt
> $ view stupidly_large_zip_file.txt
> If you happen to be using GNOME (God's own DE), then file-roller
> will do just fine. Simply fire up Nautilus and click on the zip
> file. But Dotan is correct: it also take *time*. So while it's
> plowing thru the zip file, relax, get a cup of steaming hot coffee,
> and scald the face of the idiot who created an 18GB zip file...
I use DWM and mostly GNOME packages. I will try and install file-roller. So with file-roller, I can view the zip archive without is being decompressed?
Thanks for your help!