Split # split -b300M bigfile.zip bigfile.zip. # ls -al total 3110156 drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Sep 6 21:02 . drwx------ 19 root root 4096 Sep 6 21:01 .. -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1592381288 Sep 6 21:01 bigfile.zip -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 314572800 Sep 6 21:01 bigfile.zip.aa -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 314572800 Sep 6 21:01