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to open a zip file in debian, install “unzip”

$ sudo apt-get install unzip

you can then call unzip to uncompress your zip file.

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2 Responses to “how to open zip files in debian/linux”

  1. on 25 Sep 2008 at 9:07 pm Panji

    Ey mate, how come when i wanted to open my .rar files that i downloaded it asked for a password? I tried to type in my computer password but it wont work. Thx heaps. Cheers.

  2. on 26 Sep 2008 at 8:59 am lawrence

    hi panji,

    you need to type in the password given by the bloke that compressed the files.


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