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How to find ZIP files [message #322967] Mon, 26 May 2008 23:46 Go to next message
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[EDITED by LF: Hi all,

In UNIX box I have a file "appserver". how to find and extract
zip files if it contains? I am not able to see the zip files it
contains. Pleas let me know which command is usecd to see those
zip files.But I am sure it contains 6 zip files.

if am giving $cd appserver it gives no data found...

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Re: How to find ZIP files [message #323193 is a reply to message #322967] Tue, 27 May 2008 11:45 Go to previous message
andrew again
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If you think it's some kind of archive, you need to know what kind. If you don't have a file extension, you need to aks what it should be (or guess at worst case) and rename the file appropriately. Common types (all documented in man) include:
tar (.tar)
compress (.Z)
gzip (.gz)
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