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

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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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how to extract multiple zipped and rar files recursively?

I have a folder ExampleFolder which contains many zipped folders. These zipped folders also contains multiple zipped folders. How to go through ExampleFolder and extract all of its zipped folders ...
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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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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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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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How to extract archive or change permissions when there are “read-only file system” errors?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and having a problem changing the file permission of a .zip file. I can neither extract it nor change file permissions. When I extract it by command unzip ...
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Unzip 5GB zip file [duplicate]

I have here 5GB zip file but I have no idea how to unzip that. I tried: 7z x file.zip Returns: Error: Can not open file as archive jar xvf file.zip Returns: jar: error opening file.zip for ...
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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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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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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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Unpack a war file to a destination folder without verbose output

i need to extract a war file with unzip without verbose output i am doing it like this - unzip myFile.war -d /home/app/ but this creates verbose output. How can i prevent that ?
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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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How To Unzip Call_of_Duty_MW2.zip File

I have Call_of_Duty_MW2.zip and I want to install it with PlayOnLinux, but i could not find a way to unzip it. First, I tried extracting Call_of_Duty_MW2.zip, but it always gave me the same error: "An ...
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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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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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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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Trying to unzip a locked folder

I recently downloaded a .zip archive, and i want to unzip it, so that I can run the application inside, but when I try to, it asks for a password. I am the root on my laptop, so I put in my own ...
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Shell scripting add slashes in file name with space

I am a newbee and want to write a shell script in which I will look up in a certain directory for zip file and unzip it to certain directory. File name can have spaces like this "Harry's 20 july.zip" ...