This post provides the instructions about how to unzip a file from terminal on Linux.
Step 1: install unzip using the following command
$ sudo apt-get install unzip
Step2: cd to the directory where you zip file located
Step3: use the following command to unzip your file
$ unzip yourfile.zip #this will unzip the file to the current folder
#if you'd like to extract to a particular destination folder, use the following instead: $ unzip yourfile.zip -d destination_folder