can't unzip an archive

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rfd
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can't unzip an archive

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created a password protected archive zip fiie in 17.1 mate and now 17.2 cinnamon won't open, get archive manager error msg "An error occured while extracting files."

what??? please help, i need my data!!!
Buzzsaw
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Re: can't unzip an archive

Post by Buzzsaw »

Try this command:

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unzip /path/to/file
If it doesn't work, try these two commands:

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sudo apt-get install p7zip-full
7z x /path/to/file
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