Want to know how to unzip/Zip the file in Linux from command line?
Unzip/Zip are the extraction and compress tool which is easily available in Unix based OS like Mac OS, Windows, Linux Redhat etc.
Try zip and unzip command in Terminal
If you get following command not found then you need to install the package using
zip: command not found or
unzip: command not found
Linux Debian / Ubuntu
apt-get install zip
apt-get install unzip
Redhat, Fedora, Centos
yum install zip
yum install unzip
How to Zip only one File? i.e Single file
zip techtach.zip techtach.mp3
It will zip techtach.mp3 and name the file as techtach.zip
How to Zip Multiple files or folder?
zip file.zip file1.txt file2.mp3 file3.pdf
It will zip all three files and name the file as file.zip
zip xyz.zip file1.txt folder1 folder2
It will zip 2 folders and one file in xyz.zip
How to extract zip file using command line?
It will unzip xyz.zip in the current directory.