In this post you can see some useful linux commands and examples. First 4 commands is related to zip, unzip, extract, and gzip files in centos (linux) systems.
1. Centos unzip command examples
To extract a *.zip compressed file:
$ unzip test.zip
View the contents of *.zip file (Without unzipping it):
$ unzip -l jasper.zip
2. Create or extract tar File examples
Create a new tar archive.
tar cvf archive_name.tar dirname/
Extract from an existing tar archive.
tar xvf archive_name.tar
3. Create or Extract gzip files examples
To create a *.gz compressed file:
$ gzip test.txt
To uncompress a *.gz file:
$ gzip -d test.txt.gz
4.bzip2 command examples
To create a *.bz2 compressed file:
$ bzip2 test.txt
To uncompress a *.bz2 file:
bzip2 -d test.txt.bz2
5. df command examples
Displays the file system disk space usage. By default df -k displays output in bytes.
$ df -h
6. rm command examples
Following example recursively removes all files and directories under the example directory. This also removes the example directory itself.
$ rm -r example
7. mv command examples
Rename file1 to file2. if file2 exists prompt for confirmation before overwritting it.
$ mv -i file1 file2
8. passwd command examples
Change your password from command line using passwd. This will prompt for the old password followed by the new password.
Super user can use passwd command to reset others password. This will not prompt for current password of the user.
# passwd USERNAME
9. Create directory or folder in centos
Following example creates a directory called temp under your home directory.
$ mkdir ~/temp
10. Create .txt file in centos
Following example creates a .txt file called test.txt under your home directory.
$ nano test.txt