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Old 09-27-2004, 04:57 PM   #1
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Unzipping .zip files in linux

Do i need to use wine with winzip to unzip .zip files? or can i somehow use gunzip or bunzip2 to do the job?
Old 09-27-2004, 05:00 PM   #2
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Try unzip to unzip zip files..

Or tar handles them too I think..

man tar
man unzip
Old 09-27-2004, 05:06 PM   #3
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Most file browsers can peer right into the zipped files... as long as the decompression libraries are installed.
Old 09-27-2004, 05:12 PM   #4
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Re: Unzipping .zip files in linux

Originally posted by dr_zayus69
Do i need to use wine with winzip to unzip .zip files? or can i somehow use gunzip or bunzip2 to do the job?
Goodness, how did people cope before winzip came along...

You should have unzip installed, it's a pretty standard part of a distro.
Old 09-27-2004, 06:32 PM   #5
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or u could use a programs like ark , but personally i use JaseP method
i just enter the zip file then copy and past its contents to the place that i want
Old 09-27-2004, 06:47 PM   #6
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unzip /path/to/file


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