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Google Takeout Tricks

When you take some fgiles out from Google Drive, you can download everything with Google Takeout but all files are split and to recombine them manually is absolutely insane. Thankfully, both zip files or tarballs can do the job for you.

In case of ZIP files

unzip '*.zip' -d complete-takeout

In case of Tarball

cat takeout-20201023T123551Z-{001..011}.tgz | tar xzivf -