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Split Large Files and Rebuild Them

The other day I needed to transfer a 3.8G file over ftp. The problem was that the ftp server timed out and logged me out when only around a third of the file was transferred.

So I needed to split the file into small chunks and send those. Then you have the problem of sticking all the fragments back together again. Thankfully I’m not on Windows 🙂 I use Linux so this was all done with standard Linux commands.

First I split the file into 500Mb fragments.

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