7z File Extraction on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux

October 30th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Expanding 7z Archives on Ubuntu Linux


The Linux Tutorial Shows You How-to to Decompress/Extract/Unarchive the 7-Zip Files on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS 32/64bit GNU/Linux.

The core 7z compression uses a variety of algorithms, the most common of which are bzip2, PPMd, LZMA2, and LZMA. Developed by Pavlov, LZMA is a relatively new system, making its debut as part of the 7z format.

Usually, 7-Zip compresses to 7z format 30–70% better than to zip format, and 7-Zip compresses to zip format 2–10% better than most other zip-compatible programs.

7z Files Extraction/Decompression/Unarchive on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS - Featured
  1. How-to Install 7-Zip Command Line Tool on Ubuntu

    • By the Ubuntu Software Center:
      One Click Install

      After simply Confirm to Open and Install by the System Package Installer…

    • By the Terminal Shell:
      sudo apt-get install p7zip

      If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution


  2. Double-Click on File on Desktop to Extract by Archive Manager

    7-Zip Files Extraction on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS - Ubuntu Archive Manager 7-Zip File Extraction

    Or to Extract the 7-Zip Archives on Shell:

    p7zip -d my7ZippedFile.7z
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