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Old 07-03-2007
Error How to unzip multiple files (encrypted) in a directory.

Good day all.

I want to unzip multiple files in a directory. Suppose there are two files:
test.txt.zip and test1.txt.zip
Using this command:
unzip -o -P [PASSWORD] test*.zip

results in the unzipping of the first file not second.
It gives this error:

Archive: test.txt.zip
caution: filename not matched: test1.txt.zip

Please help.

Regards
Ashu
# 2  
Old 07-03-2007
you could use:

for x in text*zip; do unzip -o -P [PASSWORD] $x ; done

regards
P
# 3  
Old 07-03-2007
Thanks a lot.
 

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