Too much space (probably disorganization of my part)

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Visibler
2014-08-13
2014-09-08
  • Emmanuel Engelhart

    It's complicated to diagnosis this kind of situation. The current status of what you have downloaded should be in the library and you should not any hidden/lost/forgotten/incomplete files somewhere. If you achieve to create this kind of situation please open a bug with the the step by step procedure to reproduce the problem.

     
  • Visibler

    Visibler - 2014-08-14

    Really what I need is the structre the data is saved under DATA folder.
    What is suoposed to be twice during download and the exact distribution of files. With this will be enough. I don't see in the tutorials.
    What files must be in DATA folder ?
    What files may be duplicated ?
    What files may be downloading ?
    What files can be delete ?
    What is saved exactly in the Content Folder that is not in the profiles folder?
    Information about meta4 extension files and aria2 extension file.

    Best Regards

     
    Last edit: Visibler 2014-08-14
    • Emmanuel Engelhart

      You have some kind of documentation here
      http://www.kiwix.org/wiki/Build_a_DVD

      The leading place are the library file in the "library" directory. Content are located using it.

       
  • Visibler

    Visibler - 2014-08-14

    Why there is another data folder inside
    O:\Kiwix\DATA\Profiles\yarvgu0s.default
    with three subfolders : content (is the same content ?) , index, library ?

     
    • Emmanuel Engelhart

      No idea, this is not a standard situation.

       
  • Visibler

    Visibler - 2014-08-17

    I think is bad explained. It's not the same structure and gives no detail of the type files.
    How can I determine what files must i mantain and what are deletable.
    Best Regards

     
    • Emmanuel Engelhart

      Kiwix does not create files which should be deleted.

       
  • Visibler

    Visibler - 2014-08-17

    Please where must be the data
    I have the folder O:\Kiwix\DATA
    and two subfolders :
    Content
    and
    Profiles

    Where must be allocated the data ?

    Best Regards

     
    • Emmanuel Engelhart

      the "data" directory must be in kiwix.exe parent directory to be automatically loaded at start.

       
  • Visibler

    Visibler - 2014-08-18

    I don't understand. The parent directory of kiwix.exe ?

    have you seen the screenshots above.

    i don't know what to do. I don't find good tutorials or any explanation to my situation.

    As you can see in the screenshots the DATA folder under kiwix folder O:\kiwix
    contains two subfolders more.
    Without the knowledge of the structure I can't continue.

    What can i do now ?

    I can't continue without good and trustful information.

    Have you seen my screnshots ?
    Do you need any additional data ?
    I am really in despair
    Best Regards

     
  • Anonymous - 2014-08-20

    I try to continue without help.
    Essay and error method. Obtain a security copy of kiwix files.
    I delete the zim files have not modification because of uploading the english full wikipedia.
    I have investigating how i could and aria2 is in relation with a program to download the zim files.
    This morning i have downloaded 6.00 GB of the english wikipedia but haven't any file of this characterístic in my pc. !!!!!!!!!!
    i decided download the smaller english simple wikipedia and get it .
    O observ that the new download seems ubicated in

    O:\kiwix\DATA\content

    I dowload all the database of the simple english and after index.

    I observ a new folder is created in

    O:\kiwi\DATA\index

    And a new encyclopedia appear in the list of "mi biblioteca" to be removed or load.

    A few days ago i had problem with this beta version because of loss of bookmarks created recently. But the xml seems to be in its place.

    But this night i have open kiwix and the simple english wikipedia is gone from the list.
    So this is clearly a bug of the program.

    An interesting point about the download of the full english wikipedia is that i have a file of 26.209.558kb.en en kiwix.content
    O:\kiwix\DATA\content

    As i told before i didn't find any file of the size the kiwix screen says.
    Finally i determine kiwix is using the 26.209.588 kb initial.

    Now is from value 40.710.144 kb and i don't know and have any security of good results.
    Seems a strange behaviour of aria2 module because seems synchronize the initial copy or i don't know because is not reference in any place i could look.

    The programa is not very easy to handle and I don't know what to do or how is organized the data in the profiles folder (See Screenshots above).

    I continue in despair with this bad documented program.

     
  • Visibler

    Visibler - 2014-08-20

    I try to continue without help.
    Essay and error method. Obtain a security copy of kiwix files.
    I delete the zim files have not modification because of uploading the english full wikipedia.
    I have investigating how i could and aria2 is in relation with a program to download the zim files.
    This morning i have downloaded 6.00 GB of the english wikipedia but haven't any file of this characterístic in my pc. !!!!!!!!!!
    i decided download the smaller english simple wikipedia and get it .
    O observ that the new download seems ubicated in

    O:\kiwix\DATA\content

    I dowload all the database of the simple english and after index.

    I observ a new folder is created in

    O:\kiwi\DATA\index

    And a new encyclopedia appear in the list of "mi biblioteca" to be removed or load.

    A few days ago i had problem with this beta version because of loss of bookmarks created recently. But the xml seems to be in its place.

    But this night i have open kiwix and the simple english wikipedia is gone from the list.
    So this is clearly a bug of the program.

    An interesting point about the download of the full english wikipedia is that i have a file of 26.209.558kb.en en kiwix.content
    O:\kiwix\DATA\content

    As i told before i didn't find any file of the size the kiwix screen says.
    Finally i determine kiwix is using the 26.209.588 kb initial.

    Now is from value 40.710.144 kb and i don't know and have any security of good results.
    Seems a strange behaviour of aria2 module because seems synchronize the initial copy or i don't know because is not reference in any place i could look.

    The programa is not very easy to handle and I don't know what to do or how is organized the data in the profiles folder (See Screenshots above).

    I continue in despair with this bad documented program.

    I am going to try in the aria2 forum. I need to know how kiwix - a bad documented program - organizes the information. There are xml files, ini files. It will take a long time investigation by miself.

    Best Regards

     
  • Visibler

    Visibler - 2014-08-20

    I made new proofs
    I have twice in my library the spanish wikipedia.
    With the utility EveryWhere i find two zim databases. One in the system directory and the other in
    O:\Kiwix\DATA\Profiles\yarvgu0s.default\wikipedia_es_all_11_2013.zim

    I delete the first one after made a security copy.
    And now I have nothing.
    The last one is not recognized in that folder.

    I need urgently know the exact organization of kiwix.

     
  • Visibler

    Visibler - 2014-08-21

    I finish download english wikipedia . I can open and appear in the library. The only one. The rest may be disconfigurated or not pointed by the program.
    I use the option open the file to try to point to the zim. I move the spanish zim together with the rest of zim according to the new downloads.
    What about the index of the spanish version ?
    The simple english index wikipedia_en_simple_12_2013.zim.idx
    contains several files i will try to find in the "portable" installation....

    I cut the folder af116f7f-da98-0588-0588-a9ee30a4a7c838d0.index
    inside the kiwix data index folder
    If not i suppose i will have the opportunity to reindex

    When I enter in the program all is gone. So i think i must point again - one by one to the zim and reindex ....

    Bad program indeed.

     
  • Visibler

    Visibler - 2014-08-22

    At least, with essay and error system I have several days ago going well the spanish wikipedia, the english wikipedia and the simple wikipedia.
    Best Regards

     


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