Questions tagged [unzip]

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

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Tar xvf working fine, but file not unpacked

I am trying to download Apache Spark in the folder spark1. $ wget https://downloads.apache.org/spark/spark-3.0.0-preview2/SparkR_3.0.0-preview2.tar.gz Using above statement I get a .gz file. I am ...
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Error reading cbr and cbz

I recently installed UbuntuStudio 19, upgarded to 20 I get strange error messages while trying to open cbr or cbz files. i'm sure the files are good beacause i can open them fine on windows and I ...
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How do i extract an incomplete Zip file in command line

Please help me to extract a RIFF file in Ubuntu 18.04 command line. I was in the process of creating a Zip file containing .avi, .mkv, and mp4 files but it was interrupted by a power outage. The ...
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Can't extract zip file Ubuntu 18.04

For example,I created a simple zip file (inside I have the sentence: hello world!) in desktop. I want to unzip it, but nothing happens. I also installed (zip unzip) with this command: sudo apt install ...
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Getting errors when I try to unzip splited zip files

OS version: root@triiage_1:~/zip# cat /etc/os-release NAME="Ubuntu" VERSION="18.04.4 LTS (Bionic Beaver)" ID=ubuntu ID_LIKE=debian PRETTY_NAME="Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS" VERSION_ID="18.04" zip version: ...
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Unzip a .zip file to all directories that contain a .php file that contains the text “house” inside?

How to unzip a .zip file to all directories that contain a .php file that contains the text "house" inside? Something like: grep -rl --include='index.php' 'house' /directory/path/of_the_index_file* |...
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Linux unzip file from script without outputting the unzipped file names

I unzipped a file from a script with "unzip filename.zip" and in the terminal I see all the unzipped file names. I would like to unzip the file without printing those names so that I have a clean ...
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Why is unzip in the file explorer so slow?

I frequently unzip files which contain thousands of small text files within them. I have noticed that when I do this in the file explorer (right-click → Extract here) it can take a long time and ...
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Unable to unzip file .tar.gz on ubuntu

Hello I have a problem with the command: tar -xvzf. I want unzip the plugins that I just downloaded but I get this message. but before everything else I needed your help please. tar (child): cannot ...
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Is it possible to unzip documents into a directory which is created on the fly in a single command?

How can I achieve something like the following? unzip ./zipped_docs.zip ./new_folder | mkdir ./new_folder Or mkdir ./new_folder | unzip ./zipped_docs.zip ./new_folder I even tried mkdir ./...
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How to send a zip file containing bunch of pdf's directly to a printer?

I receive regularly a bunch of pdf's as a single zip file. I would like to send these directly to a printer. I found a nice script which allows using the right-click context menu to send the pdf's ...
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Unzip command equivalent to “extract here”

I have a.zip file. I want to extract it so I have directory "a" consist of its content similar when I do right click on directory a then click "extract here". Is it possible to replicate that gui ...
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ubuntu 14.04: How to compress a directory which have symlinks?

I have a php project of size 3.5GB in which there are symlinks of several files. I want to zip it and take backup to windows 10 PC from my ubuntu 14.04 laptop. Whenever, I make a zip file of it and ...
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Error `Archive not supported` while opening extracted .js file in 18.04

I am getting this message from Archive Manager when trying to open a text file: Could not open “users.js” Archive type not supported. I've tried different archive managers but not one works! ...
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Extract files inside folder in ZIP archive to current folder

can I extract files from a specific folder inside a zip archive to a current folder? I tried to use unzip archive.zip folder/* But I got folder "folder" in my current directory. How can I ...
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Extracting rar files having the same password

I use unrar to extract rar files on Ubuntu 18.04. How can I extract 100 files that have the same password without giving the password 100 times. I hope I can do it on Nautilus, also terminal is fine.
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Need help with: “file type Gzip archive is not supported”

I’ve downloaded the Ltc core wallet on Ubuntu 16.04, 32bit. When I try opening the folder, a message tells me ‘file type Gzip archive is not supported’. So I downloaded Xarchiver and tried again, with ...
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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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Unzipping large file: bad zipfile offset (local header sig)

I am unzipping a file with approximately 3 million single text files - the zip-file itself is around 12 GB in size. It's not multi-part - it's just one large zip file btw. I do not have the original ...
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Is it possible to keep setgid bit when unzipping files as non-root user?

I have a folder with the following permissions: drwxrws--x+ 13 myuser www-data 4096 Mar 20 09:57 project-folder In this folder I have an archive archive.zip with the following permissions: -...
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What does Ununtu 17.10 invoke when I use “Extract here”?

I am using Ubuntu 17.10, with Unity. I have a zip file, which, when unzipped with "Extract here", produces error There was an error while extracting "file.zip". Error opening file "/path/to/file/...
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Click to “Extract here” possible?

For my work I constantly need to unzip zip-archives. I know I can right-click and select "Extract here", but since I do this a lot, this is becoming annoying. Is there a way to set the default ...
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How can I do recursive unzip from terminal? [duplicate]

Inside a zip I have one more zip file I want a command to extract all at once.
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Unable to unzip a file with the ubuntu terminal

I have got the following error message. The zip file(5GB) may be too big Archive: /home/wing92518/Documents/simulation_set_1_result/replication_1.zip warning [/home/wing92518/Documents/...
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Rename the files as they are extracted from the zip file as the name of the zip file itself

I have many zip files (think 100-150) in a folder. Each zip file has multiple files with different file extensions. I know how to write a bash for loop to unzip all the contents of these files. ...
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Unpack zip file: “End-of-central-directory signature not found” error

I keep getting this error every time I try to unzip my file: Archive: Server.zip End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a ...
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Is it possible to run some SSH commands using SFTP?

Having me not knowing much about Ubuntu; this is my first question here. So excuse me if it looks invalid question. I was told that its possible to run some SSH commands using SFTP. If that is ...
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How do you recurse directories, unzip, and move everything up?

Say I have the following directory tree . ├── a1 │   └── sub1 │   └── a1.zip └── a2 └── sub2 └── a2.zip The current directory contains a1 and a2 directories. I want to recursively ...
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Can't unzip zip file in Terminal because of a single corrupted file

I've got a large zip file that I am using Terminal to unzip, like so: unzip /Volumes/9.25.17\ Backup/Documents.zip -d /Users/evan/Desktop/ When I try this, everything works fine until it tries to ...
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Can't extract a large zip file

System says my zip file is okay, but I can't extract it through unzip. I think maybe because it's such a large file (34 GB) that unzip might not support it. Is there a way to get this to work?
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How to unzip a Japanese ZIP file, and avoid mojibake/garbled characters

I received a ZIP file from a Japanese customer. When I try to unzip it the file and folders names are messed up: $ unzip ~/Downloads/【新入荷ECM】資料.zip ... inflating: БyРVУ№Й╫ECMБzОСЧ┐/123_ГЖБ[ГXГPБ[ГX....
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How to unzip “.zip” files?

I downloaded some files from the web but I can't figure out how to access them... I'm going to have to go without Internet service for a week since other bills require my attention more. I was really ...
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How to rename/extract files with long names in zip archive

I have a zip which contains files with very long names. If I try to extract on the command line, I get the error "File name too long". If I use the graphical archive manager it will not extract the ...
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Q: How to show unzip progress?

How can I show progress, bar or percentage, when unzipping large files? 'unzip zipfile.zip' does not show any progress info?
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Extract multiple zip files from text list into their own folders with error log

I wish to unzip ZIP files from a text list, each one into its own folder and output the errors into a log file. The list looks like this: 0001.zip 0002.zip I know i can use the following command ...
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Unzip specific directory without creating top directory

I have a ZIP file in which there is a top directory where all the files are stored: Release/ Release/file Release/subdirectory/file Release/subdirectory/file2 Release/subdirectory/file3 I want to ...
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Shell script to unzip a file with a password

I am trying to unzip a file with a given password from the vendor. I need to automate this process so I'd like a command to do it, so that I can write a script.
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List zip files which have less than a specific number of files

I have thousands of .zip files in one folder. I wish to find which zip files have less than 15 files in them. I know that unzip -l can list the contents of the zip files but I don't know how to ...
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unzipping multiple files at once

I have thousands of .zip files in one folder, I want to extract those using command or script, each .zip file to it own folder. I wish to run the unzip process multiple times. How can i do that?
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Unzip with the Pipe Viewer

I'm trying to use Pipe Viewer (pv) while extracting files from zip archive. Now I'm using unzip -o -q myfile.zip -d test So I tried something like (solution seen for tar) pv myfile.zip | unzip -o -...
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.srt text files that are in greek are not displayed properly

I'm running ubuntu 16.04 and when I download subtitles for movies, extract the zip file end then attempt to open the .srt file with gedit I see just gibberish of this form: 1 00:04:17,052 --> 00:...
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unable to unzip to opt directory

I'm trying to install jstock to the /opt directory. I'm getting the below error. jstock is in the ~/Downloads directory. The file name is correct. Kindly guide. navjeet@navjeet-Lenovo-G50-80:~/...
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What location is recommended for installing Tor from sources?

I know how to install Tor browser from the sources and how to run it. But in all tutorial they don't mention where to unzip it and they always unzip into the ~/Downloads folder. But it's not a proper ...
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Unzip subdirectory contents of zip file to /tmp?

As part of a scripted software installation on Xenial Xerus I have a zipped archive called 'test.zip' that contains, among other files, some files in a sub-directory called samples: andrew@athens:~/...
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Extract multiple iso files to one directory

I have downloaded a CD that is divided into 3 .iso files I want to extract the three as one folder I tried to do 7z on it but it fails and I couldn't figure out how to get that to work.
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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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unzipping a folder throws error: End-of-central-directory signature not found [duplicate]

$ unzip ABC.zip Archive: ABC.zip End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not a zipfile, or it constitutes one disk of a multi-part archive. In the latter case the ...
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Arabic file names changed to unicode

Copied zip file of site backup from old host which had Arabic file names, when unzipped on new installation of Ubuntu file names are somehow changed to unicode. Original file name : إدارة-المكتب-...
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I would like to unzip as different file name

Ok i need to extract a zip archive named 'example.zip' but i would like to extract it as a different file name, not 'example' being my folder name, how could i extract a zip archive using unzip called ...
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Unzip .zip on Ubuntu 15.10

I've updated to 15.10 from 15.04. My laptop has a pre-installed Ubuntu since I bought it. Every time I try to open a .zip file, this error message shows: Photo How can I fix this?