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Old 07-10-2019, 10:51 AM   #1
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unzip command


I have a dist.zip
inside this I have: dist/myapp/filesAndFolders
I want to extract only contents of dist/myapp

In this example I want to get filesAndFolders only.

What flag I should apply in Linux unzip command ?
 
Old 07-10-2019, 10:53 AM   #2
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Do you have a desktop UI? If so, you can open graphically and then double click down the folder trees and then extract just what you want. Otherwise it would be advisable to read the manual page on unzip.
 
Old 07-10-2019, 10:55 AM   #3
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Do you have a desktop UI? If so, you can open graphically and then double click down the folder trees and then extract just what you want. Otherwise it would be advisable to read the manual page on unzip.
No. I am not using UI.
I need to do it by unzip command.

can you please tell what to try ? any sample ?
 
Old 07-10-2019, 10:58 AM   #4
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Have you read the man page?

man unzip

-W option, maybe?

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No. I am not using UI.
I need to do it by unzip command.

can you please tell what to try ? any sample ?
Both recommended by scasey and myself is that you should review the manual page for unzip. Check -W and -x options.
 
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Old 07-10-2019, 11:31 AM   #6
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I would also add that there is a -t option which "tests" the archive, and as a result of that it prints out the filenames within the archive. This should help you to determine how best to design your wildcard term.
 
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-t is overkill.
-l simply lists without testing.
 
  


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