Monday, April 5, 2021

How to unzip a file in Ubuntu or Linux

To unzip a file to usual folder in Ubuntu or Linux. Use the following commands:

Install Unzip (if not yet installed already)

To install unzip into your machine, use the following command:

sudo apt install unzip


After you have installed Unzip, follow these steps to unzip the file:

1. To unzip and extract the files inside the same folder

unzip filename.zip


2. To unzip and extract the files inside another folder


unzip filename.zip -d /home/pathtofolder/NewFolderName 


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