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asked 2019-09-26 12:19:33 +0100

Motim gravatar image

Hello, Something looks strange to me. The LibreOffice 6.3.1 Multilingual file size after downloading is 199 MB (properties). After extracting this file with "7Z" program, I get folder size 3.15 MB only. Where are the rest MB. What am I missing ? Answers will be appreciated. Thanks Motim

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Which version of 7-zip do you use? Some older versions of it only displayed/extracted MSI tables, not files.

Generally, it's recommended to use msiexec -a LibreOffice_X.Y.Z_Win_xNN.msi to extract it properly.

EDIT: sorry, was biased, and @Opaque is perfectly right. Of course: which is the OS and the package?

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2019-09-26 12:23:42 +0100 )edit

Sorry - deleted my comment, since all of a sudden my original comment appears to be the comment of somebody not skilled enough to talk about the issue after I saw your comment (just added to make clear why you are referencing me).

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2019-09-26 12:38:39 +0100 )edit

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answered 2019-09-26 22:07:20 +0100

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Hello, OS is win 10 pro 1803 x64. 7-z version is 19.oo. File "LibreOffice 6.3.1 Multilingual" downloaded from "https://portableapps.com/apps". Thanks Motim

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This post doesn't answer your question and is disrespectfully, indirectly stating search on your own the file I've downloaded

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2019-09-26 23:12:59 +0100 )edit

Agree with @Opaque. Take into account that PortableApps is a separate project independent of LibreOffice; its installer is not something TDF/LibreOffice team creates. And "7-z" (is that 7-zip? or something different?) is yet another independent project. So your question boils down to this: "I try to extract a package made outside of this project with an application unrelated to this project, and don't get the expected result. Where's the problem?"

Having said that, I have tested the PortableApps packages from http://downloadarchive.documentfoundation.org/libreoffice/old/6.3.1.2/portable/, and my 7-zip application v.19.00 (x64) shows them to have more than 1 GB inside.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2019-09-27 10:29:12 +0100 )edit
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