How-to Extract RAR Files on OpenSUSE Linux

March 22nd, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Unrar on OpenSUSE




Hello OpenSUSE User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Unrar and Enable it on Archive Manager for OpenSUSE 32/64bit GNU+Linux.

RAR is a win.rar proprietary archive file format that supports data compression, error recovery and file spanning.

Once the unrar Tool is Installed it will be Enabled also in the Files Extraction’s GUI Archive Manager.

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Installing Unrar & Extracting RAR Files on OpenSUSE




  1. Open Console Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Unrar OpenSUSE - Kde OpenSUSE Open Terminal
  2. Installing UnRar for OpenSUSE
    Check if it is Already Installed:

    which unrar

    If Not there then:

    sudo zypper in unrar
  3. RAR Files Extraction
    From Command Line:

    unrar [/path/2/MyFile].rar

    And You’ll be able also to Extract the RAR & Jar Files with a simple Double-Click on Desktop.
    RAR File Exctraction on OpenSUSE Linux - Rar Extraction

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