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Failed to unzip Raspberry Pi Zero image on OSX | failed to unzip raspberry pi zero zip on osx

I downloaded the latest image for my Raspberry Pi Zero and it started causing problems when trying to unzip it, its happened to me before but I thought Id make a post about it to avoid other search the net for hours before finding a solution.

I downloaded the following image.

When I tried to unzip it, it was renamed to this

Then I tried to double click on that and it was renamed to this.

So I realized I was going nowhere. The fix for this problem is listed below, fire up the terminal and execute the following command.



Done, enjoy.

Raspberry Pi – warning [2017-01-11-raspbian-jessie.zip]: 76 extra bytes at beginning or within zipfile | raspberry pi error zip unzip tar xzvf 2017-01-11-raspbian-jessie.zip

Try to unzip the new Raspberry Pi Jessie image and fell onto the following error.


When trying to unzip using the GUI, it unzipped the file and created another one with a weird extension.

The fix? Using tar from the command line.