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Is there a version of pkunzip for unix to unzip PC files with .zip extension ?
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davidmwilliams earned 50 total points
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 There isn't PKUnzip, but there is Info-ZIP which is directly compatible.
  Here's a site where you can download it, with installation instructions -

  http://www.c3.lanl.gov/inmm/zipunix.html

- or, you can download precompiled versions here -

  http://www.inferentia.it/inferentia/archives/unzip/home.htm
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by:ahoffmann
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there is a unzip for Linux, check at any Linux site
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 Yeah - and the unzip for Linux is Info-Zip ... not PKUnzip, which is specifically the version for PC's by Phil Katz (PK).
  Info-Zip is completely compatible with PKZip/PKUnzip because they use the same compression technique.
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by:ahoffmann
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I'll note that (Info-ZIP), thanks davidmwilliams.
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 I'm fairly sure that if you just type 'unzip' by itself, on Linux, with no parameters that it should display a little banner with usage, etc.
  This should say something like 'Info-Zip', I believe.
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by:kilambi
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I downloaded the source files etc. from  http://www.c3.lanl.gov/inmm/zipunix.html and made the unzip executable for sgi machine choosing the target system sgi for make in unix directory. AND IT WORKS . Thank you very very much.
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Glad to be able to help !
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