Expanding 7z Archives on Ubuntu Linux
The Tutorial shows you How to Decompress/Extract/Unarchive the 7-Zip Files on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf 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.
Then 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 see: How to Enable sudo
Double-Click on File on Desktop to Extract by Archive Manager.
Or to Extract the 7-Zip Archives on Shell:
p7zip -d my7ZippedFile.7z