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How to zip and unzip file in Linux or UNIX Command

Do you want to zip and unzip file using Linux or UNIX command for Linux operating systems such as Centos, Linux Suse and more?

What is tar?

ZIP is an acronym for Zone Improvement Plan. ZIP is an archive file format that supports lossless data compression.

Here’s are the easy step-by-step how to zip and unzip file in Linux or UNIX Command:

To extract a .zip file, use the command below

zip myzip file1 file2 file3

Meanwhile, To compress a .zip file, use the command below:

unzip myzip.zip