How to install zip on Ubuntu

  • Run the following command
sudo apt-get -y install zip
  • You will get the following output
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  unzip zip
0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 45 not upgraded.
Need to get 336 kB of archives.
After this operation, 1231 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 focal/main amd64 unzip amd64 6.0-25ubuntu1 [169 kB]
Get:2 focal/main amd64 zip amd64 3.0-11build1 [167 kB]
Fetched 336 kB in 0s (11.1 MB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package unzip.
(Reading database ... 92486 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../unzip_6.0-25ubuntu1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking unzip (6.0-25ubuntu1) ...
Selecting previously unselected package zip.
Preparing to unpack .../zip_3.0-11build1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking zip (3.0-11build1) ...
Setting up unzip (6.0-25ubuntu1) ...
Setting up zip (3.0-11build1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.9.1-1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.64ubuntu1) ...
  • Confirm whether the package has been installed:
apt -qq list zip
  • You will get the following message confirming that zip is installed:
zip/focal,now 3.0-11build1 amd64 [installed]