Unzip file from Terminal on Linux

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

For more commonly used Linux commands, check my other posts at here  and here .

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