unzipping a .zip file on ipod touch???

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  1. thebusdriver

    thebusdriver New Member

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    somewhere I saw someone said they were able to unzip a .zip file the mobilefinder. Does anyone know how to do this, or this even possible?
  2. tag009

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    yes, under utilities theres a app called unzip. theres also an app called zip.
    if its not there then u need moyashi's source.
    its hpcgi3.nifty.com/moyashi/ipodtouch/repository.cgi

    i havent tried it so i dont know if it works
  3. thebusdriver

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    sorry to ask. But how do you exactly use unzip. I can't figure it ou?
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    actually I dont know. Try opening a zip file in finder and seeing if it does anything or go to a zip file and choose "open with" and choose the unzip app (if it is an app)
  5. thebusdriver

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    Ya I tried thAt and it doesn't show unzip a an app
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    Somehow, you're supposed to put in a file association in Mobile Finder, don't know how to do it, anyone have a clue?
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    Unzipit's a terminal app. So use terminal to unzip u'rs files . Command should be like this one---> unzip /var/root/Media/EBooks/MacOS.zip
  8. thebusdriver

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    when I try to terminal "unzip /var/root/downloads/filenam.zip" without quotes it says command not found "unzip" any ideas?
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    Try instead:
    cd /var/root/downloads/
    /var/root/bin/unzip filenam.zip

    however, if you don't specify a destination folder, then the contents of filenam.zip will just be sent to the downloads folder (creating a potential mess!)

    Instead I would:

    cd /var/root/downloads/
    mkdir mydirname
    /var/root/bin/unzip filenam.zip -d mydirname

    This should:
    - change the current directory to downloads
    - create a new directory called mydirname
    - unzip the contents of filenam.zip to the directory mydirname

    Hope that's clear. I'm pretty new to Terminal myself, but I'm pretty certain that will work as desired.
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    Crap, it still doesn't work. It says permission denied, so I changed permissions and then it said wrong exec format or something

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