Zipping, unzipping and archiving files

zip, rar, tar, bz2

To pack/unpack zip-files you may use zip, unzip and gzip, gunzip to pack/unpack gzip-files. Use unrar
to unpack rar-files.

With tar -[options] [file] you may pack or unpack different tar-archives (e.g. tar -jxf foo.tar.bz2
unpack the file foo.tar.bz2).

More detailed information about the functionality of the commands you will find using the manpages, that may be
invoked by man [command] (e.g.. man tar).