How to Unzip / extract File?
- Open Putty or Terminal then login to your server via SSH.
- Once you are logged into your server via SSH, now navigate to the directory where the .zip file you wish to unzip is located there.
- Then type following command to try unzipping unzip [filename].zip.
- Use following command:
- That’s it.
How do I unzip a ZIP file in Ubuntu?
- Open a terminal ( Ctrl + Alt + T should work).
- Now create a temporary folder to extract the file: mkdir temp_for_zip_extract .
- Let’s now extract the zip file into that folder: unzip /path/to/file.zip -d temp_for_zip_extract.
How do I unzip a zipped file?
Do one of the following:
- To unzip a single file or folder, open the zipped folder, then drag the file or folder from the zipped folder to a new location.
- To unzip all the contents of the zipped folder, press and hold (or right-click) the folder, select Extract All, and then follow the instructions.
How do I install a zip file on Linux?
Installing Zip and Unzip for Ubuntu
- Enter the following command to download the package lists from the repositories and update them:
- Enter the following command to install Zip: sudo apt-get install zip.
- Enter the following command to install Unzip: sudo apt-get install unzip.
How do I unzip a file in Terminal?
- Locate your zipped folder. If it’s in the Documents directory, for example, you’ll open your Documents folder.
- Note the name of the zipped folder.
- Click Menu.
- Click the Terminal icon.
- Type unzip filename.zip into Terminal.
- Press ↵ Enter .
How do I unzip a .GZ file in Linux?
For this, open a command-line terminal and then type the following commands to open and extract a .tar.gz file.
- Extracting .tar.gz files.
- x: This option tells tar to extract the files.
- v: The “v” stands for “verbose.”
- z: The z option is very important and tells the tar command to uncompress the file (gzip).
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