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{{FAQ_entry|question=Is it possible to update a ZIM file?|answer=It is not possible to update a ZIM file itself, but you may download a new ZIM file with updated versions of the contents.}}
{{FAQ_entry|question=How can I build a ZIM file by myself?|answer=To export articles from Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects, please go to their [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Book Special:Book]. For any other use case, this is unfortunately still too complicated (in short: parsoid Parsoid needs to be [[mw:Parsoid/Setup|installed]], then [https://sourceforge.net/p/kiwix/other/ci/master/tree/mwoffliner/mwoffliner.js mwoffliner] + zimwriterfs). Please read [http://openzim.org/Build_your_ZIM_file this page] if you want to have some information.}}
{{FAQ_entry|question=How may I optimize the search engine index?|answer=Launch the script "./kiwix-compact" (only available on GNU/Linux) and this should reduce disk use by almost 50%}}
{{FAQ_entry|question=I have downloaded a ZIP file (pre-indexed ZIM file) but I can't unzip it, the file seems to be corrupted. What should I do?|answer=Use an unpacking software which supports the ZIP64 format (ZIP format for big files), like for example [http://www.7-zip.org/ 7-zip]. If this still fails, then your file was corrupted during the transfer, please restart the download using BitTorrent, then it will work.}}
{{FAQ_entry|question=I can't copy Kiwix on my USB flash drive because the index files (*.idx directory) are too big.|answer=USB flash drives are often formatted using the FAT32 filesystem which can't store files bigger than 4GB. We recommend to use [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ExFAT exFAT] or [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTFS NTFS] which can deal with big files and is are broadly supported.}}
{{FAQ_entry|question=How can I launch Kiwix with a specific article?|answer=You need to launch Kiwix from the command line using the -articleByUrl option. For example:<source lang="bash">kiwix.exe -articleByUrl "zim://A/foo.html" bar.zim</source>}}
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