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Remove documentation about splitting ZIM files
This is the Kiwix '''Frequently Asked Questions''' (or '''FAQ''') page. If you don't find an answer to your question, please consider to read reading the [[Special:MyLanguage/Help|Help page]] or visit our [ Forum].</translate> {{FAQ_entry|question=<translate><!--T:3-->Where can I find new content?</translate>|answer=<translate><!--T:4-->Kiwix uses the [ ZIM format]. We release [[{{ll|Wikipedia in all languages}}|our own ZIM files]] which are available for download in the Kiwix library (in the software). You can also use the [ Book creator] on Wikipedia to generate your own ZIM files.</translate>}} {{FAQ_entry|question=<translate><!--T:25-->My ZIM file is too big, what should I do?</translate>|answer=<translate><!--T:26-->USB flash drives and memory cards are often formatted using the FAT32 filesystem which can't store files bigger than 4GB. Better use exFat, or any modern filesystem, and then you will be able to store big ZIM files.</translate>}}
Why is Kiwix not available for PPC Macs?</translate>|answer=<translate><!--T:2-->
We do not have a PPC architectured Mac and this architecture is outdated.</translate>}}
Where can I find new content?</translate>|answer=<translate><!--T:4-->
Kiwix uses the [ ZIM format]. We release our own ZIM files which are available for download in the Kiwix library (in the software). You can also use the [ Book creator] on Wikipedia to generate your own ZIM files.</translate>}}
How can I build a ZIM file by myself?</translate>|answer=<translate><!--T:8-->
To export articles from Wikipediaand other Wikimedia projects, please go to their [ this pageSpecial:Book]. For any other use case, this is unfortunately still too complicated(in short: Parsoid needs to be [<tvar|1></> installed], then [ mwoffliner] + zimwriterfs). Please read [ this page] if you want to have some information.</translate>}}
How to install a pre-indexed ZIM file on Mac OSXOS X?</translate>|answer=<translate><!--T:12-->
Move or copy the "data" directory in "/Applications/". You will probably need to go to the Kiwix "library" to load the ZIM content.</translate>}}
Is there a user forum where kiwix Kiwix users can exchange experiences and help each other?</translate>|answer=<translate><!--T:14-->
Yes, it is located at []</translate>}}
I have downloaded a ZIP file (pre-indexed ZIM file) but I can't unpack unzip it, the file seems to be corrupted. What should I do?</translate>|answer=<translate><!--T:17-->Use an unpacking software which supports the ZIP64 format (ZIP format for big files), like for example [ 7-zip]. If this still fails, then your file was corrupted during the transfer, please restart the download using BittorrentBitTorrent, then it will work.</translate>}} {{FAQ_entry|question=<translate><!--T:42-->How do I check the integrity of my ZIM file?</translate>|answer=<translate><!--T:43-->You can retrieve the checksums for each file we serve online using this pattern: <source>kiwix-filename.zim.mirrorlist</source>Example: <source></source></translate>}}
I can't copy Kiwix on my USB flash drive because the index file is files (*.idx directory) are too big.</translate>|answer=<translate><!--T:22-->USB flash drives are often formated formatted using the FAT32 filesystem which can't store files bigger than 4GB. We recommend to use [ exFAT] or [ NTFS ] which can deal with big files and is are broadly supported.</translate>}}
How can I launch Kiwix with a specific article?</translate>|answer=<translate><!--T:24-->
You need to launch Kiwix from the command line using the -articleByUrl option. For example:</translate><source lang="bash">kiwix.exe -articleByUrl "zim://A/foo.html" bar.zim</source>}}
I have a downloaded a .torrent file, but the download does not progress in my BitTorrent client.</translate>|answer=<translate><!--T:32-->
There are a few reasons why the download with BitTorrent might failed, most of them are related to the usage of [ web seeds]:</translate>
* <translate><!--T:33-->
Your computer is behind a proxy, you need to configure your BitTorrent correctly to use it</translate>.
* <translate><!--T:34-->
Your computer is part of a local network with custom network rules forbidding the BitTorrent usage, you should complain to your network system administrator.</translate>
* <translate><!--T:35-->
Your BitTorrent client does not support web seeds (correctly), please try with a better one (for example, [ Deluge]).</translate>}}
Where are located, on my computer, the content files I have downloaded?</translate>|answer=<translate>
If you have used the Kiwix library, the content are stored:</translate>
* On OS X:</translate> <source lang="bash">/Users/<LOGIN>/Library/Application Support/Kiwix/Profiles/<PROFILE>/data/</source>
* On GNU/Linux:</translate> <source lang="bash">/home/<LOGIN>/<PROFILE>/data/</source>
* On Windows:</translate> <source lang="bash">C:Documents and Settings<LOGIN>Application Datawww.kiwix.orgKiwixProfiles<PROFILE>data</source>}}
== <translate><!--T:18-->

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