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How do I open a .gz file from a website in Goolgle colab?

I need help downloading a .gz file in Google colab. The file is here but I can’t download it on my local drive due to the size, it’s 8 GB. I have tried to different ways to do it but I’m stuck.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

file https://mcfp.felk.cvut.cz/publicDatasets/IoT-23-Dataset/iot_23_datasets_small.tar.gz

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Answer

You can use curl to download and tar to extract it.

url = 'https://mcfp.felk.cvut.cz/publicDatasets/IoT-23-Dataset/iot_23_datasets_small.tar.gz'
!curl {url} | tar xz

It should take around 15 minutes. The files will be extracted here

/content/opt/Malware-Project/BigDataset/IoTScenarios

See this example notebook

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