Unzipping archive files in Linux

Extracting archive file depends on the type. Here goes the list of extracting/unzipping command for various archive types: 1> Unzipping .zip file unzip filename.zip 2> Unzipping .tar file tar -xvf filename.tar 3> Unzipping .tar.gz or .tgz file tar -zxvf filename.tar.gz tar -zxvf filename.tgz 4> Unzipping .gz file gunzip file.gz 5> Unzipping .bz2 file bunzip2 file.bz2 …

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