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Old 11-18-2003, 10:52 AM   #1
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Morning to some!

I am trying to unzip a .zip file. gzip won't do it. I tried "gzip --help". It had a -d switch but I got a suffix error. how do I unzip this file!

Many thanks in advance!

Old 11-18-2003, 10:55 AM   #2
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Using 'unzip'. Gzip is for *.gz files.
Old 11-21-2003, 10:09 PM   #3
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I will do that! Seemed a bit too easy


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