Unzip is the process of archiving or decompressing a zip file.

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Is it possible to rename files in a zip archive before extracting?

I pulled a zip file from the web which was packed on a system where filenames were encoded in a format my unzip program fails to read. Perhaps the file-system does not support those weird characters, ...
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How to extract a tar file (.tgz) in windows?

How to extract a tar file (.tgz) in windows? Is this possible, or do I have to get into a linux environment and extract it?
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Unzip individual files from multiple zip files and extract those individual files to home directory

I would like to unzip individual files. These files have a .txt extension. These files also live within multiple zipped files. Here is the command I'm trying to use. unzip -jn ...
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Linux Unzip with exclusions from .txt file

I have an unzipping script on Linux. It attempts to unzip with the command: unzip file.zip This is obviously successful. I now wish to exclude some files. The manual tells me of the -x option. I ...
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Windows command line ZIP extraction with checksum or similar?

What I need to do, at the command line, is: Extract the contents of a a ZIP archive. Change an arbitrary number of the extracted files. Repeat step 1, but because it is a huge archive, only extract ...
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Extract archive files in-place

I have over 400 folders with logs in the path structure like this: d:\vhosts\folder1\statistics\logs\w3svc545\u_ex130301.log.zip d:\vhosts\folder1\statistics\logs\w3svc545\u_ex130302.log.zip ...
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Linux Mint 12 - how to open a .zip file in terminal

The question above about covers it- I am so very sorry, I see the answers all the time but, though very explicit, I just can't apply them to my terminal. I have a zipped folder, I can't open it in ...
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unzip how to trim top directories

I have a zip archive. The unzip -l myarchive.zip command gives this listing: top/subtop/files/1.txt top/subtop/files2/2.txt etc The root folders are top/subtop for all files. How to extract those ...
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Unzip a specific subfolder in an archive with the 7-Zip command line version

I want to unzip an ZIP archive, but just a subfolder in it. Example structure archive.zip: -rootfolder --subfolder ---subsubfolder I just want to unzip subsubfolder with 7-Zip (preferably). How ...
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Is there a solution to the zip/cpgz cycle after downloading from Dropbox to Mac?

I've downloaded a file to my computer from Dropbox and am now suffering a zip/cpgz cycle! Instead of unzipping the downloaded zip file, my iMac converts it into a cpgz file and when I click to ...
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What is encryption loss when unzipping?

When I drag files from a .ZIP file my friend sent me, I get this: Do you want to copy this folder without encryption?` A problem is preventing that folder from being encrypted. Can ...
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How did this ZIP file print to my command line when I extracted it?

I downloaded a font from www.fontspace.com today. It came in a basic .zip file and so I moved it into its own new folder to extract it (I'm tired of extracting things just to find that they were ...
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How do I unzip a file with PPMd compression: I have the error “PPMd method not supported”

Ubuntu/Windows 7 user here, I have a zip file that I am trying to extract. In windows I get an error. In Ubuntu, the archive manager I get a "PPMd method is not supported" I read about 'e', a ...
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Remove single file from zip archive on Linux

I have a zip archive (created automatically in a script with -j -r flags) and I would like to remove a single file from it. I tried as documented. zip -d "picture_43_9.jpg" gallery.zip but I get ...
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How can I extract a password-protected file a zip archive?

I have a zip archive with several files. Zip can password protect individual files (not just the whole archive) and I have such a protection on one file. How can I extract this file if I no longer ...
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Unzip Multipart Zip from Command Line

Thanks in advance for any help. I am trying to unzip a multipart zip file from the command line in OSX 10.8.5. I created the zip using zip -s 800m foo.zip foo.mov The file foo.mov is 2.7GB. So I ...
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How to unzip split files on OS X

How do I unzip a split zip file? In Terminal, I wrote: unzip filename.zip and it did not unzip this file. Terminal wrote: $ unzip filename.zip Archive: filename.zip warning [filename.zip]: ...
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In Mac OS X, how can I edit a jar file without unzipping?

How can I edit the content of a jar file without unzipping its content in Mac OS X? 7z client allows this on windows but I could not find a similar way to do this on Max OSX. By editing i really ...
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Read the contents of a zipped file without extraction just 1 level?

unzip options -t and -l lists entire zip, even sub directories. Is there an option of unzip to read contents just 1 level ? It should list immediate contents of zip. It should not list contents of ...
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How do I unzip a compressed file as it's downloading?

I'm downloading a large file that's not an archive, and I want to combine the tasks of downloading and decompressing. How can I do them simultaneously?
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How do I batch decompress so that each file unzips to separate folder?

Does anyone know how to unzip a highlighted list, so they unzip to folders of file name (under Windows)?
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How can I recursively extract zip files on Windows including deletion?

How can I recursively extract zip files on Windows? Each zip file should be unzipped in a new subdirectory, and the zip file should be deleted afterwards. Each existing or created directory should be ...
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Unzipping files in unattended mode

When I use the unzip command from Linux machine and the files under ZIP already exists on my local directory, I get the interactive question: (if I want to replace the files from the ZIP with the ...
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how to specify the unzip target directory

Is there an option on linux zip command such that I can hard code the target directory it unzips into. For example, I would like to zip ./mydir files into myzipfile.zip but I want the unzip command to ...
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force unzip to also delete any missing files

Currently when I unzip into a directory with pre-existing files, I sometimes unzip an archive to update the files, using -f or -u or -o to overwrite any clashes. However I would like the unzip ...
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How can I determine if multiple .ZIP archives are encrypted/password protected?

Preferably lists what is and is not encrypted/password protected as a .txt I'm currently trying to figure out Unzip without much success. I just need to know if the .zip is password protected.
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On trying to unzip a file,I get 'Filename not matched' when the directory exists. Why is that?

While trying to unzip a file named Joomla_3.0.3-Stable-Full_Package.zip to the directory named joomla I get filename not matched. Why is that ? [root@Feddy Joomla]# unzip -Z ...
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Unzipping file whilst getting correct permissions?

I unzipped a file on my server using: unzip filename However this seems to have caused all the files having owner/group permissions of 0 0. I files I uploaded was a PHP software script, so ...
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Unzip file from source to destination within user directory across multiple versions of windows

I have a source zip file which is located in a user's "My Documents" directory. It is guaranteed to always be there. I'm looking for a way to create a batch or script which will let me unzip that file ...
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unzip zip files that are contained in a zip file on windows

I have a zip file results.zip. It contains two folders that contain a bunch of zip files -- PASS/test1.zip, FAIL/test2.zip, FAIL/test3.zip. On linux it is trivial to unzip these in a couple of steps: ...
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Can a Zip File Become Damaged from Repeated Unzipping?

I use a mac and have a zip file that contains a base set of files that I use over and over. Every time I need the set of files for a new project, I simply unzip the zip file and they are ready for ...
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Equivalent to tar's “--strip-components=1” in unzip?

I have a script that extracts a tar.gz-file to a speificed subdirectory mysubfolder: mkdir mysubfolder; tar --extract --file=sourcefile.tar.gz --strip-components=1 --directory=mysubfolder; Is there ...
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How to zip and unzip files on mac OS without losing creation date and time?

On a Mac, When I zip and unzip files using finder or using zip/ditto from command line, I lose the creation date of the files/folders and the creation date is automatically set same as the ...
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Does Unzip only accept one criteria?

I am using unzip to extract files from a mass filer device where ZIP files are stored. unzip -o somefile.zip -c *somecriteria* -d somedirectory It works well but when I attempt to add another ...
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How to unzip files that contain .DS_Store from a different computer?

I'm trying to unzip folders that contain .DS_Store files from another computer and because of this, i cannot unzip the folders. I keep getting the error: Error - unable to expand into downloads ...
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Find out the name of a folder in a root directory inside .zip file

I'm using Fedora 17 and bash as my shell. I have a specific zip file, which has just one folder in it's root. I.e. upon unpacking the zip file i see the following: > unzip myzip.zip> ...
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Why is the unzip with WinRAR so slow?

Why is the unzip so slow, if the processor is not 100% busy, disk I/O is not saturated, and there is enough memory? I'm using Win7 x64, but this was just an example. (The package can be anything big ...
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Using FileZilla to upload and unzip my web site via SSH

I'd like to upload and thenunzip my zipped web site on my web host service which manage SSH connections too using Filezilla. I wonder if is it possible to use only that application to do both ...
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Winzip error / timestamp in file name related?

I receive an error when attempting to use winzip to extract a .zip file. The filename contains a colon character (used in the timestamp). Is this something that winzip does not handle? Also, the ...
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Is there a way to extract/export images from Publisher files without having Publisher?

A client gave me a Publisher file with images in it that I'm supposed to extract out of the file and use for another project. I use OpenOffice and it does not appear to support .pub files. Any ...
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unzip command line to sync destination folder

Is there a way to unzip a .zip to a folder and sync the contents of that folder with the contents of the .zip? I know you can do an -u(pdate) option that will update the folder with newer files, but ...
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Unzipping files using Shell Script

All, I have an app where user picks up a zipped folder which a shell script unzips and then renames for processing. The zipped folder will always have the following naming convention: ...
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How do I make zip files that unzip cleanly on any OS with native tools?

If I make a zip file on OSX 10.6 with the OS native tool, and unarchive it on Windows 7, it's root directory will be doubly nested in another one with the same name, and it will contain all kinds of ...
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Unzip file with underscore in linux?

I'm trying to unzip a file in redhat but I keep getting this when I run unzip filename.zip heckdir error: cannot create file_name unable to process file_name/bin/. I'm guessing ...
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Unzip delete and unzip

I am having an issue with commad line unzip and am not sure how to correct this. I am unzipping a compressed file and it processes it correctly. If the zip file should have some files removed and it ...
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Unzip returns “Unsupported compression method 14”

I recently downloaded a large number of GIS data files from a government agency to a file server and need to unzip all of them via the command line. However, unzip filename.zip is returning ...
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How do I unzip a tar gz archive to a specific destination?

I want to unpack a .tar.gz file to a specific directory. The archive file is in /root/Documents. I want to unzip it into /root/Desktop/folder. The folder structure in zipped file should be preserved ...
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How to unzip zip archives that have more than 260 symbols in their name?

I have a big zip file (approximately 650 MB) that I want to unzip. I already shortened the name of the zip file to just 1 letter and stored it directly on the C: folder. So I can´t shorten the path ...
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Terminal unzip outside default directory

Using terminal command "unzip" seems to be extremely useful when deploying a CMS to a remote server, since you can transfer a zip and unzip it remotely. However, I cannot find a way to unzip the all ...
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Batch the “Extract Here” command

I would like to batch the "Extract Here..." command on a complete folder. Every type of archive should be unzipped into the current folder with the name of the archive file. I have found some BATCH ...