unzip refers to the utility `unzip` or an action of unzipping.

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Installing Java on EC2 Instance — Unzip error

I've been trying to install java for a while now on my EC2 instance and I'm having no luck. I keep getting the error: sudo tar xf jdk-7u51-linux-x64.tar.gz gzip: stdin: not in gzip format ...
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Unzip all zip files in a target folder?

I have a curl cronjob which periodically downloads a bunch of zip files into a target folder. Like this: curl www.zipdownloadfile.com/file.zip > file.zip Now I need to have Ubuntu unzip all of ...
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How can I extract the data from a corrupted .docx file?

My girlfriend's .docx file corrupted and I'm trying to recover the text from it. I learned that .docx is essentially a zip file that contains folders and bunch of .xml files (and one of them contains ...
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Unzip command is Archiving instead of Extracting

I m trying to unzip "Data.zip" into the current directory using: unzip Data.zip But i get a prompt: Archive: Data.zip replace /home/jaggib/Data.zip? [y]es, [n]o, [A]ll, [N]one, [r]ename:' It ...
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unzip can't work well?

Things like this, my friend send me a package named qcon.zip with his Mac pc. I use ubuntu system,when I use the command to unzip the folder,I found something was wrong.I check the permission,and use ...
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my tar command line is not working it won't unzip files

when I try using tar -xvj [file name] then hit enter it just hangs and does not unzip file.. I've tried zipping just a really small text file and it zipped into a .tar.bz file then when I tried to ...
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Extracting a zip file in my machne givs me CRC error?

I have a large zip that contain hundreds of files. I've unzip'ed it in more than one machine and didn't have any problem before. However, for this particular machine (Ubuntu Server 12.04) I keep ...
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How do I unzip multiple files in a directory, not from the terminal?

I have a very large directory of zipped files, and unzipping them via the terminal using unzip \\*.gz returns the following error: End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file ...
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How to quickly extract all kinds of archived files from command-line?

Many times I need to extract different kinds of archived files using commad-line. But not all the time I remember the exact command for any type of file archive. So, I have to waste time and search ...
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How to create icons on the desktop of ubuntu?

For example if I download a program, unzip it and how do I install it and make it appear the icon on the launcher or desktop?
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Where do I put java programs (SeleniumRC in my case)

I've downloaded the package. The instruction say to unzip and place in your desired directory. What should that directory be? Nautilus is not letting me paste it into any /opt or /usr folders.
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Ubuntu extracts an EMPTY FOLDER? File Manager Issue

bekepart@bekepart-System-Product-Name:~/Downloads$ unzip cucc.zip -d /home/bekepart/Desktop Archive: cucc.zip creating: /home/bekepart/Desktop/cucc/ creating: /home/bekepart/Desktop/cucc/gyak5/ ...
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Unable to unzip file

trying to unzip a file so im trying the following command Sorry im really quite new to linux btw this is Ubuntu server latest release. user@serverubuntu:~/minecraft/server$ ls rtk.zip ...
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How to list content of all .zip files in a folder and grep for a specific file?

I have 348 zip files and I want to find a file that is in one of the zip files, unzip -l doesn't work with wild cards? How can I list content of all .zip files and grep through the merged list of ...
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how to use sudo command to install .tar.gz? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install a .tar.gz (or .tar.bz2) file? I am newbie to ubuntu. I would like someone to explain how to use sudo command to unzip & install .tar.gz file to me.
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Can Ubuntu unzip from inside a dialog?

Windows can unzip files from inside a dialog, which is convenient if files are zipped and you want to unzip. Can Ubuntu do this? If so, how? If not, why not?
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unzip error “End-of-central-directory signature not found”

I try to unzip a zip file, but got an error: $ unzip COCR2_100.zip Archive: COCR2_100.zip End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not a zipfile, or it constitutes one ...
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What command do I need to unzip/extract a .tar.gz file?

I received a huge .tar.gz file from a client that contains about 800 mb of image files (when uncompressed.) Our hosting company's ftp is seriously slow, so extracting all the files locally and sending ...