How to zip a folder via SSH Terminal

zip -r filename.zip foldername/

This is how you can zip a folder via SSH on your Linux server. Works on Debian and other servers.

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  1. Great thanks:)

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    • taha aminiyiyim sen türkmüsün

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  2. Thank you 🙂

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  3. Thanks! better zip than tar…. 😉

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  4. Thanks that took 1 second to work.

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  5. thanks man, it’s rather simple

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  6. one line of code saved a lot!

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  7. Simple. To the point. Get’s the job done!

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  8. Thanks it helps me .

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  9. how can make zip silently that doesn’t output anything if there are thousands of folders and files inside foldername

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  10. thanks man, keep sharing bro!

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  11. thanks

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  12. Thanks man, that’s the tips that everybody want to find in the world wild web

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  13. always happy to find someone documented this in the web. I dont work with SSH daily so this helps a lot.

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  14. thanks man!

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  15. Mind Blown

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  16. Thank you!

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  17. Its great, I think the point is to install a free filemanager on the server to manage easily,

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