[ILUG] Virgin Linux user needs help
ant at elivefree.net
Mon Jul 12 01:42:17 IST 2004
markst33 at eircom.net wrote:
> Howdy, I was wondering if Winzip works on Linux redhat 9 or if not is there a Linux version I can download from somewhere.
The Linux version (or to be more correct, the GNU version) is called
quite simply `zip'. As it's a common and useful program, the package
should already be installed on your system. It's a command line program
which is very simple to use. Just type: `zip name_of_zipfile.zip'
followed by either the directory or filename of all the files that you
want to be zipped. If you need to do anything more complicated, get more
info on what options can be passed to the command by typing: `man zip'
Appropriately enough, the command for unzipping is
This will extract all the files contained in the archive into your
Best of luck,
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