How-to Extract RAR Files on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux

March 22nd, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Unrar on Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial




Hello Xubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Unrar and Enable it on Archive Manager for Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus LTS i386/amd64 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 Xubuntu




  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Unrar Xubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal
  2. Installing UnRar for Xubuntu

    sudo apt install 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 Xubuntu Linux - Rar Extraction

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