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Old 07-18-2004, 11:56 AM   #1
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Extracting many zip files


Ive just downloaded a whole load of zip files. Quake 3 maps to be precise, and now I have about 400.

I'd rather not use some interface to manually extract each one, but it seems gzip and gunzip wont recognise the file extension ? I've had some sucess with file-roller, but could do with some more help.

I would like to extract all of them, into another directory. cheers.
 
Old 07-18-2004, 12:12 PM   #2
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Change to the directory containing them and:
find ./ -name "*.zip" -exec unzip {} \;
 
Old 07-18-2004, 02:43 PM   #3
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Excelent stuff. Worked a treat. Thanks very much
 
  


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