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How to unzip a ZIP file in Linux on the Command Line to a folder

Written by Ian Carnaghan · 8 sec read >
unzip zipFile.zip -d directory

unzip – list, test and extract compressed files in a ZIP archive
-d = An  optional  directory  to  which  to  extract files.
directory = The directory where to extract the files to
zipFile.zip = Your ZIP file

Last Updated On April 07, 2018
Written by Ian Carnaghan
I am a software developer and online educator who likes to keep up with all the latest in technology. I also manage cloud infrastructure, continuous monitoring, DevOps processes, security, and continuous integration and deployment. In my spare time I teach undergraduate classes in web development. Profile

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