How do you unzip a WinZip file on Solaris?
DBAsupport.com Forums - Powered by vBulletin
Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: How do you unzip a WinZip file on Solaris?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2001
    Posts
    286
    How do you unzip a WinZip file on Solaris?

    I tried tar -xvf, gzip -d and gunzip. None of them worked!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2000
    Location
    Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    Posts
    3,925
    I suppose tar -zxvf filename would work. BTW what is your file extension for the ziped file? According to man documentation gunzip should work fine.


    Sam
    Thanx
    Sam



    Life is a journey, not a destination!


  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2001
    Posts
    286
    tgmk% ls
    Example.zip
    tgmk% gunzip Example.zip
    gunzip: Example.zip: unknown suffix -- ignored
    tgmk% tar -xvf Example.zip
    tar: directory checksum error
    tgmk% tar -zxvf Example.zip
    tar: z: unknown option
    Usage: tar {txruc}[vfbFXhiBEelmopwnq[0-7]] [-k size] [tapefile] [blocksize] [exclude-file] [-I include-file] f
    iles ...

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2000
    Location
    greenwich.ct.us
    Posts
    9,092
    /usr/bin/unzip example.zip
    Jeff Hunter
    marist89@yahoo.com
    http://marist89.blogspot.com/
    Get Firefox!
    "I pledge to stop eating sharks fin soup and will not do so under any circumstances."

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2001
    Posts
    286

    Talking

    Thank you!

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Nov 1999
    Posts
    226
    HI

    I am not sure but I guess uncompress does work with windows zipped files on UNIX

    sysntax is uncompress filename

    regards


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  



Click Here to Expand Forum to Full Width