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Old 01-11-2004, 03:15 PM   #1
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Cool Zip File Help :D

Hello, I am running apache, I would like to zip one of my webpages to move it to a XP box to update the html files. So, I was wondering how I can zip the files from the linux terminal. the path is /var/www/html I want that directory and all subdirectorys to be in the zip file. I know how to unzip a file. Just need to know how to zip it up so that XP can unzip it. Thanks for your help. Long live the Penguin!
Old 01-11-2004, 04:26 PM   #2
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I think you should use the "zip" command.
Try this:

zip /root/back /var/www/html/*

this should create the file /root/ Theoretically Winzip should be able to open this file, but I haven't tried.
Old 01-11-2004, 04:59 PM   #3
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Add the -r option to zip a directory and sub-directories.

zip -r /var/www/html/


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