SSH Terminal ZIP / UNZIP Folders

These are one of the most simplest SSH commands that you should definitely use. Especially if you do not have great internet connection and want to upload something quicker, it’s best to upload a .zip folder via FTP and extract it on the server.

In order to unzip files simply user following:


If you want to download something faster, you need to use command which .zip your folder recursively:

zip -r foldername/ is what your .zip file going to be called once the folder is compressed.

If you need any help, feel free to let me know in comment section below.