How-to Extract RAR Files on Elementary OS Linux

March 22nd, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Unrar on Elementary OS

Hello Elementary User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Unrar and Enable it on Archive Manager for Elementary OS 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 Elementary OS

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

    Install Unrar Elementary OS - Loki Pantheon Open Terminal
    Search into Apps.
  2. Installing UnRar for Elementary OS

    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 Elementary OS Linux - Rar Extraction

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