[ILUG] Virgin Linux user needs help
bigbro at skynet.ie
Mon Jul 12 08:05:29 IST 2004
If you're looking for a graphical interface for zipping and
unzipping files, using a number of different compression / decompression
algorithms, FileRoller might be just what you're looking for.
Again, it may very well be installed already on your system (RedHat
certainly includes it by default if you do an installation including
X11, the graphical subsystem.) If not, you can get the latest version
> 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.
> Hi Mark,
> 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
> `unzip name_of_zipfile.zip'
> This will extract all the files contained in the archive into your
> current directory.
> Best of luck,
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