How to unzip files in Ubuntu

Unzipping files in your server is the fastest way to move things from one place to an other.

First of all you should check if you have it installed. Just type unzip. If it's installed it will show all the options for this command.

Install Zip

apt-get install unzip

Unzip a file

unzip NameOfTheFile


To know what more the unzip package can do, issue:

man unzip

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