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Old 03-21-2006, 03:08 PM   #1
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How to unzip files recursively inside folders?

I've been downloading a lot of mod music lately, and much of it comes in .zip files. So I have a big directory filled with sub-directories, each of which has numerous .zip files inside. Is there an easy way to unzip all of the files inside these folders? And also, is there an easy way to remove all of the .zip files afterwards? Thanks,

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cd path/to/base/dir/were/zip/files/are/located
find . -name "*.zip" -exec unzip {} \; -exec /bin/rm {} \;
Old 03-22-2006, 12:59 PM   #3
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Thanks a million, I haven't had a chance to try it but it looks like it will work. I guess the answer was simpler than I expected.


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