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How to Zip and Unzip a directory and its files in Linux [duplicate]

I am a newbie in Linux.Whats is the complete process to zip and unzip a directory and its files.Please mention if any installation has to be done.
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How do I install a .zip file via the command line? [duplicate]

How do I install a .zip file via the command line?
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Can't unzip .zip files in Xubuntu 12.04 64-bit [duplicate]

I downloaded some .zip files and tried three different programs to open them and these are the results that I got: Squeeze: command exited with status 2304 Archive Manager: cannot open file as ...
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.zip file in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu and trying to play around with Android development. While trying to install Android SDK, I can see the SDK being in .zip format. Does .zip file is a valid archive format for Ubuntu ?...
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How to extract a .zip file in Unity? [duplicate]

Simple question: how do you unzip or extract .zip archives/files in Ubuntu 12.04 Unity?
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what program should i use with a gzip archive [duplicate]

I am trying to download grub-1.99.tar.gz ,I do not know what program to use to open a Gzip file. please recommend
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Cannot open zip created with shell script [duplicate]

I try to make a backup script, but when i create a zip with the script, and use cd myzip it sais that it dosnt exitst even when i can see it on the server with FileZilla. This is my script: TIME=...
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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 do I create a script file for terminal commands?

In Windows I can write a file containing commands for cmd (usually .cmd or .bat files). When I click on those files it will open cmd.exe and run them commands the file contains. How would I do this ...
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How do I unzip, install and run the game Xonotic.zip?

I have downloaded Xonotic using the orange download button on the site, but now I have no idea how to: Unzip the zip file of Xonotic Install Xonotic Run the game Xonotic I have looked everywhere, ...
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You do not have permission to extract to this folder

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I am trying to extract a tar.gz file using Archive Manager. When I try to extract to /opt it says "You do not have the permissions to extract to this folder". How can ...
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Terminal commands [closed]

I have some questions about some Terminal commands: Why must you do sudo apt-get update before installing an program or after downloading something? Does it update Ubuntu then? What is the ...
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how to unzip .zip file and its sub directories [duplicate]

I have a zip file and in that I have multiple folders zipped. How do I unzip all the files in one shot. I tried unzip -r but it didn't work Regards, Vikas
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Extracting zip from Terminal with renaming when filename exists?

I am following this question to extract a zip. Is there a way to automatically add a number after the file extracted when there is an existing file with the same name? For example, I have example.zip ...