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How do zip files get unzipped on Solaris?
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What version of Solaris? On Solaris 2.7 and later (maybe on 2.6) unzip is furnished with the OS. For eralier versions you'll need to download and install unzip.

To unzip a file just use 'unzip somefile.zip' in a terminal window. For more information see 'man unzip'.
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No, unzip wasn't part of the standard Solaris install until at LEAST v2.7. Might have been v2.8. I'm almost positive it was in v2.6 because I got bitten by that.

lcor, Solaris has many versions. You need to be specific.
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Did it again!!!  

Solaris 9
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You've got unzip on Solaris 9.
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Hmmm...I posted a comment, or tried to. Didn't go thru. Ah, well. jlevie is correct, of course.
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