cannot open some downloads because no winzip

Asked by Roy L Keith
   I get error message that I need winzip to open this download. Is there a doss program, that will install winzip, that ubuntu can use?
Am I on the wrong track? Roy.

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

right click the file and select "extract here"

or in cli you can use:


make sure the terminals PWD is the folder containing the file.

BTW, its DOS (Disk Operating System), not DOSS

Winzip (as the name shows) is a Windows app and is no use to you, Linux has a huge array of compression types which will all plug into file roller nicely. To get most of them run:

sudo apt-get install rar unrar p7zip-full

Should do you nicely.

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