How To Zip (Compress) And Unzip (Extract) Files on Debian 10 Buster

How To Zip (Compress) And Unzip (Extract) Files on Debian 10 Buster

I will show you how to zip / compress file and to unzip / extract / decompress file in Debian 10 Buster

Step 1 Install zip

su

apt-get install zip

Step 2 How To Unzip / Extract File?

Then type following command to try unzipping

unzip [yourfilename].zip
example

unzip englishsubtitles.zip

Step 3 How To Zip / Compress File?

Then type following command to try zipping File

zip [zip file name] [file 1] [file 2] [file 3] [filexx]
example:

zip example-compress.zip 1.txt 2.txt 3.txt 4.txt

In this example we’ll compress files 1.txt, 2.txt, 3.txt and 4.txt into a single example-compress.zip file

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