I'm a novice Linux user and I'm in a bit of a jam.
I wanted to create a .zip archive of a website folder that I could download and archive. This is via command-line on an AWS server using Amazon Linux with ZIP installed.
So I CD'd into the WWW folder and ran the following command (which I found here
What this did however was compress every individual file separately (inc. in sub-directories), overwriting the original with the .gz extension. Obviously the whole website is kaput as a result!
All the files are still there there though, but compressed. Is there any way to un-do or roll back this command and restore my website to life?
God, I hope so!