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I have two machines with Ubuntu: one 32bit and another 64bit. I made several zip archives on 64bit Ubuntu with password. However, I can not open them on 32bit one. I have checked password multiple times before zipping. Can there be any problem with different bit architecture, or should I investigate in some other area?

Used Archive Manager for both zit/unzip. Error Message "Error occurred while extracting files"

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Funnily, to zip and unzip .zip files with Archive Manager you need to install exactly these packages first:

sudo apt install zip unzip

The command line tool p7zip-full however comes with an own version of zip and unzip, in case you don't need a GUI to pack/unpack your files. Use it as follows:

# create archive superstrong.zip with uncrackable password “1234”
7z a -p1234 superstrong.zip /path/to/dir /path/to/file.wtf

# extract archive superstrong.zip, this prompts for password if necessary
7z x /path/to/superstrong.zip 
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    unzip is already the newest version (6.0-21ubuntu1). zip is already the newest version (3.0-11build1) But error still happens.
    – quangkid
    Sep 26 '19 at 2:28
  • @quangkid If you have another question, please ask it by clicking the Ask Question button.
    – dessert
    Sep 26 '19 at 3:28
  • Installing p7zip-full makes the GUI Archive Manager unzip functionality work. stackoverflow.com/a/50266182/206410 Dec 23 '21 at 21:43

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